Writing a Persuasive Essay by Waterford Union High School

This resource provides an outline for writing a persuasive essay from start to finish. It includes vocabulary, details each part of the essay, provides a list of transitions, and suggests a conferencing activity. This handout is an excellent resource for explaining a persuasive essay and providing multiple resources regarding that type of essay. Students will appreciate an outline to help them write an effective essay, clear vocabulary concerning persuasive essays, and a peer conferencing activity to help them give and receive feedback on their essays. Tenth and eleventh grade teachers will find this resource helpful when teaching persuasive writing.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
CLE 3002.3.1
Write in a variety of modes for different audiences and purposes.
CLE 3002.3.3
Organize ideas into an essay with a thesis statement in the introduction, wellconstructed paragraphs, a conclusion, and transition sentences that connect...
CLE 3002.3.4
Revise documents to develop or support ideas clearly, address potential objections, ensure effective transitions between paragraphs, and correct errors in logic.
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