Unit 7: Persuasive Writing
Writing Unit Seven – Persuasive Writing of All Kinds: Using Words to Make a Change
How can I use my words and all kinds of writing to make changes for the better?
Bend One— Exploring Opinion Writing: Making Our School a Better Place
How can I use writing to make the school a better place?
Lesson 1: How can I make things happen with my words?
Lesson 2: How can I convince people by providing reasons and consequences?
Lesson 3: How can I generate more writing for more causes?
Lesson 4: How can I reread and fix up my writing?
Lesson 5: How can I use spelling strategies to give me word power?
Lesson 6: How can I use writing to spread the word?
Bend Two— Sending Our Words Out into the World: Writing Letters to Make a Change
How can I write letters to make changes in my community for the better?
Lesson 7: How can I write letters that reach readers?
Lesson 8: How can I study a mentor text?
Lesson 9: How can I know just what to say by angling letters to different audiences?
Lesson 10: How can I make it better by imagining solutions?
Lesson 11: How can I fix up letters before mailing them?
Bend Three— Persuasive Writing Projects
How can I use everything I know about writing to make changes in the world for the better?
Lesson 12: How can I draw on strategies to write about a world problem?
Lesson 13: How can I sound like an expert by teaching information to persuade my audience?
Lesson 14: How can I add detailed information to my persuasive writing?
Lesson 15: How can I write how-to books to make a change?
Lesson 16: How can I edit for punctuation?
Lesson 17: How can I plan and rehearse my speech?
Lesson 18: How can I fix and fancy up my writing using the super checklist?
Lesson 19: How can I celebrate my writing?