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Persuasive Writing


Basic Method:

Include the following in your writing:

  1. A clear statement of your position.

  2. Support your position with data (be able to verify).

  3. Include any prior knowledge (add information that you know relates to the topic).

Persuasive Writing in Social Studies:

  1. A clear statement of  your position.

  2. Support your position with data.

  3. Support with Core Democratic Values.

  4. Prior knowledge (add information that you know relates to the topic).

Possible Persuasive Writing topics for elementary ages.

  1. Should we be able to wear hats in school?

  2. Should we be able to eat in the classroom?

  3. Should  you get an allowance?