Structuring the Persuasive Essay

Unit 5: The Readiness Is All: Engaging Your Students in Persuasive Writing
Lesson 6 of 7

Objective: SWBAT structure their persuasive essay based on the "Guide to the Persuasive Essay" template using the Five-Pyramid Method

Big Idea: A persuasive essay in the tradition of Aristotle's Rhetorical Triangle convinces readers using ethos, pathos, and logos.

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English / Language Arts, Writing Process, Differentiation, formative assessment, Culture of Learning, Complex Tasks, Real World Writing
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