Persuasive Writing Online Lessons & WebQuests

Persuasive Writing Lessons & WebQuests, Grades 1-3

Web English Teacher
Great selection of real-world persuasive writing lessons for all ages.
http://webenglishteacher.com/argument.html

Can You Convince Me?
Read * Write * Think's lessons plan for teaching persuasive writing.
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=56

Writing a Persuasive Letter
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=875

Persuasion is All Around You
Handout for students to fill out to help them see persuasion all around them.
http://www.readwritethink.org/lesson_images/lesson56/homework1.pdf

Persuasive Writing Lessons & WebQuests, Grades 4-6

Can You Convince Me?
Read * Write * Think's lessons plan for teaching persuasive writing.
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=56

Writing a Persuasive Letter
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=875

Persuasion is All Around You
Handout for students to fill out to help them see persuasion all around them.
http://www.readwritethink.org/lesson_images/lesson56/homework1.pdf

Web English Teacher
Great selection of real-world persuasive writing lessons for all ages.
http://webenglishteacher.com/argument.html

Visual Thesaurus
http://www.visualthesaurus.com/cm/lessons/making-an-argument-effective-use-of-transition-words/

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Persuasive Writing Lessons & WebQuests, Grades 7-12

Can You Convince Me?
Read * Write * Think's lessons plan for teaching persuasive writing.
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=56


The New York Times on the Web: Daily Lesson Plans
Creating Web-based Travel Guides for Vacation Destinations
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/19990513thursday.html?searchpv=learning_lessons

Web English Teacher
Great selection of real-world persuasive writing lessons for all ages.
http://webenglishteacher.com/argument.html

Exploring Free Speech and Persuasion with Nothing But the Truth novel.
Includes other great resources for persuasive writing.
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=394

Persuading an Audience: Writing Effective Letters to the Editor
Includes other great resources for persuasive writing.
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=929