Grade 5 Persuasive

Persuasive Writing


persuade … convince … perspectives … viewpoints


  In this lesson, students examine the language and structure of stories which compare and contrast.

Students will also write a persuasive piece in which they have an opportunity to justify their viewpoint on which makes a better pet – a dog or a cat.

Traits: Ideas and Organization

Compare Contrast ~ I am the Dog I am the Cat

With thanks to Debbie Nelson for this lesson.