We've finished our classification essay, and we're now starting our next essay, a persuasion essay.
In today's lesson, we started our next essay: the persuasion essay. We learned about the purpose and structure of a persuasion essay.
A persuasion essay gives the writer's opinion on a topic and the writer wants to convince the reader to support his/her position (either for or against something).
We also brainstormed a variety of topics that you can choose from for your topic. For this essay, you'll give your position (for or against) on a controversial topic.
We also learned about the different parts of an introduction for a persuasion essay:
b. general statements: information about both positions
c. thesis statement
You can choose from four different hooks:
d. interesting facts
If you weren't in class today, make sure to download the Model Persuasion Essay, Writing your Introduction, and Introduction Guidelines. You can find these materials in the "Lesson Materials" section.
Blog Question #7:
Write your thesis statement.
You need to give your topic, your position (for or against) and your two reasons.