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101 Persuasive Essay and Speech Topics | Reading Worksheets

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101 Persuasive Essay Topics - Whether you're a student in need of a persuasive essay topic, or a teacher assigning an essay, this list is a great resource.
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Student Interactives - ReadWriteThink

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Engage your students in online literacy learning with these interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals—from organizing their thoughts to learning about language—all while having fun.
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Argumentative essay topics and buying the best essays | UK Essays

Argumentative essay topics and buying the best essays | UK Essays | Arguing the point | Scoop.it
argument. With an argumentative topic, you are supposed to show your opinion or hypothesis in a way that convinces the person reading the text. You have to present some sort of theory or hypothesis and then prove it over ...
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Interesting, more modern topics

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How to get ahead at work: Say 'yeah'

How to get ahead at work: Say 'yeah' | Arguing the point | Scoop.it
And try to talk less about animals (Persuasive language - http://t.co/1QxQoSdR5F)
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Constructing Arguments: 'Room for Debate' and the Common Core Standards

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Another in a series looking at what a shift to Common Core State Standards will mean, in this post we suggest ways to use a Times Opinion blog to help students hone skills in a fundamental area of emphasis in the new writing standards: argument.


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A very American approach, some good ideas

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Persuasive texts | 4/5P @ UPPS

Persuasive texts | 4/5P @ UPPS | Arguing the point | Scoop.it
The students of 4/5P have been using their most persuasive language to try and convince the reader of their point of view! In a persuasive text, we need to: - present a clear point of view - expand on our arguments with ...
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Persuasion Map. Scaffold for writing essays

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Writing persuasive or argumentative essays

Techniques and strategies for writing persuasive or argumentative essays...
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Department of Education and Training - Persuasive writing

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Useful for teaching to NAPLAN with rubrics, posters etc. DEET site

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Critical Thinking Part 5: The Gambler's Fallacy

Part 5 of the TechNyou critical thinking resource. The resource covers basic logic and faulty arguments, developing student's critical thinking skills. Suita...
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Persuasive Writing Prompts

125 great topics

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Critical Thinking Part 1: A Valuable Argument

Part 1 of the TechNyou critical thinking resource. The resource covers basic logic and faulty arguments, developing student's critical thinking skills. Suita...
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Critical Thinking Part 2: Broken Logic

Part 2 of the TechNyou critical thinking resource. The resource covers basic logic and faulty arguments, developing student's critical thinking skills. Suita...
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Argument & Persuasive Writing Lesson Plans @Web English Teacher

Argument & Persuasive Writing Lesson Plans @Web English Teacher | Arguing the point | Scoop.it
Lesson plans and classroom activities for teaching argument and persuasive writing: persuasive techniques, logical fallacies, Toulmin argument, data, warrant, claim, Rogerian argument, prompts, and more.
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Anand Dikshit's Blog..: ARGUMENTATIVE/PERSUASIVE ESSAY ...

Anand Dikshit's Blog..: ARGUMENTATIVE/PERSUASIVE ESSAY ... | Arguing the point | Scoop.it
In persuasive or argumentative writing, we try to convince others to agree with our facts, share our values, accept our argument and conclusions, and adopt our way of thinking. Elements toward building a good persuasive ...
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Want to Win a Political Debate? Try Making a Weaker Argument

Want to Win a Political Debate? Try Making a Weaker Argument | Arguing the point | Scoop.it
Gun control? Abortion? The new social science behind why you're never able to convince friends or foes to even consider things from your side.
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Complex, but obvious

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WRITING SKILLS: Argumentative essay

In short, it is very similar to the persuasive essay (see above), but the difference is that you are arguing for your opinion as opposed to others, rather than directly trying to persuade someone to adopt your point of view.
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The Common Core and Bloom’s Taxonomy

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Great free teacher resources at teh Cornerstone Linky Party!  Click the Link Below:


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Persuade! — How to Use Body Language in a Persuasive Speech

Can body language be used in a persuasive speech? It not only can, it has to be! Here's how to use this key tool to persuade. (Do you give presentations? are you a speaker?
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Famous speeches by Presidents, Prime Ministers and Martin Luther King

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Visit this site for famous speeches - featuring well known speeches by Martin Luther King or Sir Winston Churchill. Read these Famous Speeches by well-known celebities. Inspiring, motivational and persuasive speeches from famous World Leaders.
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Writing Workshop

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Interactive essay

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Persuasive Words and Phrases

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101 Persuasive Essay and Speech Topics | Reading Worksheets

101 Persuasive Essay and Speech Topics | Reading Worksheets | Arguing the point | Scoop.it
101 Persuasive Essay Topics - Whether you're a student in need of a persuasive essay topic, or a teacher assigning an essay, this list is a great resource.
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Critical Thinking Part 4: Getting Personal

Part 4 of the TechNyou critical thinking resource. The resource covers basic logic and faulty arguments, developing student's critical thinking skills. Suita...
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Critical Thinking Part 3: The Man Who Was Made of Straw

Part 3 of the TechNyou critical thinking resource. The resource covers basic logic and faulty arguments, developing student's critical thinking skills. Suita...
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Persuasion Map

An interactive planning tool

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