Persuasive Writing Manual (Second Edition)

Persuasive Writing Manual (Second Edition)

Sarah Bakker

Picture the scene: you have introduced a controversial issue and asked students to share their thoughts. Students start debating the merits of each other’s arguments and forming their own opinions. Some students are interviewing each other about the topic. Others are searching online for evidence to support their arguments. They’re sharing ideas, being exposed to different points of view and developing their persuasive writing skills. It’s a hive of activity. Students are confident, engaged and on task.

You can make this a reality with the Seven Steps Persuasive Writing Manual (Second Edition), which includes:
• theory and techniques for Steps 1–7
• annotated before and after writing samples
• short, fun Action Activities
• a bank of writing templates
• differentiated topic ideas
• self-assessment rubrics and refresher posters
• a ‘Putting it All Together’ guide.

Get students excited about persuasive writing and rapidly improve their skills using the Seven Steps approach.

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January 2021
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Seven Steps to Writing Success is Australia’s largest and most engaging writing educator, changing the lives of over two million students through their teachers, mentors and leaders. Designed by former teacher and award-winning author Jen McVeity OAM, the Seven Steps approach aims to change how writing is taught in Australia and create passionate communicators who can change the world. This practical approach breaks down writing into seven core techniques used by professional authors. In doing so it empowers teachers to transform their writing classrooms and unlock their students’ writing potential.