We have been working on persuasive writing. This may be a text type that the students might choose to use for their presentation during the exhibition for more serious topics.
An argument usually consists of the following:
INTRODUCTION – a statement of position at the beginning
- a logical sequence of arguments – a series of
- A logical sequence of arguments – a series of points backed up with evidence
- a good argument shows cause and effect. This is the connection between an action and what leads to it, eg. The fish died as a result of pollution in the water.
CONCLUSION – a summing up or restating of position at the end
Some of the students have selected their favourite piece and posted it below as a comment. You can see how they went. Some are serious, some are quite entertaining.