Persuasion Points

Persuasion Points

by Brian Backman




Persuasion Points answers those questions for secondary teachers, helping you seamlessly teach the explicit elements of high-scoring persuasive essays, which are so important for end-of-course writing examinations, state assessments, advanced courses, and national college-entrance tests. These 82 ready-to-go strategic exercises save you time and make writing instruction easy to incorporate in your instructional hour. Author Brian Backman includes: writing exercises for students, with teacher notes and reference sheets; tools to help students practice drafting, revising, and editing their essays while infusing elements of style; practice essays for students to score against a rubric; and skill-sharpening games and activities for the whole class; questions for close reading; a glossary of terms; and 101 writing prompts. With Persuasion Points, your students will be able to tackle any persuasive writing task with confidence!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934338773
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 04/15/2010
Series: Maupin House
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 11 - 17 Years

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