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A persuasive essay is an essay used to convince a reader about a particular idea or focus, usually one that you believe in. Your persuasive essay could be based on anything about which you have an opinion. Whether you're arguing against the death penalty for school or petitioning for new playground equipment, the persuasive essay is a skill that everyone should know. If you want to learn how to write a knock-it-out-of-the-park persuasive essay, then it's never too soon to start. Skills of writing and rhetoric can work enormously to your advantage and help you get what you want, when you want it.
Writing Process by Students at Maxville Public School
The above writing assignments created by Grade 5 students at Maxville Public School demonstrate three types of paragraph writing: connected, comparison and persuasive. I think all of you could relate to the persuasive letter that the students wrote to their teacher.
Users learn about and write theme poems, a poem written within the shape of the subject of the poem.
Alfie the Apostrophe by Moira Rose Donohue; JoAnn Adinolfi (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2010-03-01
Alfie the Apostrophe is nervous. Can he make it into the punctuation-mark talent show? There's plenty of competition. Question marks tell riddles; exclamation points do cheerleading routines. And it looks as if the director, Bud Asterisk, has mistaken Alfie for a comma! Will all of Alfie's practice pay off?
The Furry News by Loreen Leedy (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 1990-01-01
Big Bear, Rabbit, and the other animals work hard to write, edit, and print their newspaper, "The Furry News." Includes tips for making your own newspaper and defines a number of newspaper terms.