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Revision Cards of how to write persuasivly and argue for Q6 of the GCSE English Language paper.

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Writing to Persuade...

'Only looks at one side of the argument to influence the reader to share your point of view.'

Annecdote/Alliteration

Fact

Opinion

Rhetorical Questions/Repetition

Evidence/Emotive Language

Statistics

Triplets

An example of this could be a article or speech that may be addressed to a person of a certain age group or proffession.

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Writing to Argue...

'Considers both sides to reach a logical reasoned conclusion.'

Triplets

Repetition

Aliteration

Paragraphs

Punctuation

Evidence

Rhetorical Questions

Sentances

Examples of this could be a letter or speech adressed to a person of authority.

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Example Questions:

Writing to Persuade:

  • 'Life is too easy for young people today. They lack challenges and don't have to fight for anything.' Write an article for a magazine of your choice which persuades your readers that this statement is either right or wrong.

Writing to Argue:

  • Write a letter to your Local Education Authority arguing for or against compulsory school uniforms for all pupils.

  • Write an article for a newspaper in which you argue your view about what makes a good role model.

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