This is a sheet that contains persuasive sentence starters. Cut the sentence starters our and give to children to use while writing their persuasive sentence, or paragraph, depending on the grade level. You could use these to show how persuasive writing differs from other types of writing, and the clues that we look for in writing to tell the type of text it is.
5th Grade Anchor Chart and Close Reading Passage for teaching persuasive techniques including causality, parallelism, misleading statements, exaggerated statements, contradictory statements, and comparison. I had a hard time finding material to teach this TEKS to my 5th graders, so I wrote my own passage!
Free close-reading passage from The Pensive Sloth to teach persuasive texts, author's purpose to persuade. Students analyze a text, "A Baby Boa," and look for examples of parallelism, causality, comparison, exaggerated statements, contradictory statements, and misleading statements. Addresses 5th grade reading TEKS to help students pass the STAAR test!