Persuasive Writing

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Saddleback Educational Publ, Sep 1, 2005 - Education - 64 pages
Motivation makes all the difference. And what's more motivating than the expectation of success? The instructions are clear and to the point, so students can quickly get down to writing practice in these 64-page worktexts. Helpful prompts pack the worktext lesson pages including illustrations, examples, and sample responses. Sample Content: letter to the editor, campaign speech, product advertisements, job application cover letter.
 

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Contents

Reasons for Writing
6
Writing to Persuade
8
Propaganda
10
Prewriting Audience Viewpoint
12
Writing Persuasive Topic Sentences
14
Persuasive Paragraphs 1
16
Persuasive Paragraphs 2
18
Redundancy
20
Capitalization
36
Advertising 1
38
Advertising 2
40
Letter of Complaint
42
Connotation and Denotation
44
Public Service Appeal
46
Personal Letters 1
48
Personal Letters 2
50

Facts and Opinions
22
Letters to the Editor
24
Movie Review
26
Frequently Confused Words
28
Working World 1
30
Working World 2
32
Working World 3
34
Verbs Agreement with Subject
52
Debate 1 Pros and Cons
54
Debate 2 Developing an Argument
56
Candidates Speech
58
Commonly Misspelled Words
60
Persuasive Essay
62
Copyright

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Page 24 - Write T or F to show whether each statement below is true or false. 1.
Page 52 - AGREEMENT OF SUBJECTS AND VERBS If there is any grammatical rule that makes sense, it is the one that says that singular subjects take singular verbs and plural subjects take plural verbs. Most verbs have a form, usually ending in "s," that goes with singular subjects and another form, without the "s," that goes with plural subjects.
Page 29 - Circle the word that correctly completes each sentence. Check a dictionary if you're not sure!
Page 12 - The more you know about your target audience, the more effective your message will be.