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Persuasive Writing

Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in English for Key Stage Two to teach about using persuasive language in a range of texts

  • Elgin Marbles

    Elgin Marbles

    Debate the collection and use of some of the different historical artefacts that were taken from Ancient Greece

  • Pancake Adverts

    Pancake Adverts

    Select and use descriptive vocabulary in lists to advertise a range of different pancakes to celebrate Shrove Tuesday

  • Family Gifts

    Family Gifts

    Select and use persuasive language to persuade parents to purchase special gifts for Christmas

  • Christmas Jingles

    Christmas Jingles

    Select and use homophones and persuasive language to devise adverts that can be used to sell different Christmas presents

  • Toy Shop

    Toy Shop

    Select special language and sentence structures to design and write a persuasive advert to sell different toys at Christmas

  • Dear Santa

    Dear Santa

    Write a reply to a letter to persuade Santa to deliver presents on Christmas Eve

  • Big Bang

    Big Bang

    Design an advert using persuasive writing to sell different types of fireworks for a Bonfire Night party

  • Circus Animals
    Write a discussion text to outline some of the arguments for and against an animal welfare issue
  • Chocolate Debate
    Hold a class debate to identify and explain the benefits and disadvantages of eating chocolate
  • Story Swaps
    Practise writing and editing an alternative version of a traditional story by swapping characters, settings and plot events
  • Story Swap Writing
    Draft and edit an alternative version of a traditional tale to match the original text genre and style