About This PDF
The Achieve! series of English titles has been developed for teachers who require modified, curriculum-focused activities for secondary school students. It is aimed at students who, because of poor literacy skills, struggle to read and comprehend regular classroom materials. Many of the work sheets are also suitable as supplementary material for regular classes.
This PDF, Text types – Persuasive 1 breaks down the key features of persuasive texts and the writing techniques used. Explanations are presented in manageable sizes and include short, appropriate examples. Scaffolded activities help students to develop an understanding of persuasive techniques and to apply these techniques to their own writing. The short examples and accompanying activities develop reading skills and comprehension. Units of work focus on understanding the audience, developing a point of view and identifying and using a variety of persuasive techniques.
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