What is non-fiction?
Persuasive text is a form of non-fiction text that is usually taught in Key Stage 2. Children are taught this form of non-fiction text in Key Stage 2; we explain the key features of persuasive text and how you can support your child's learning at home. In Year 5 , children may be taught how to write a letter to a certain person of choice to persuade them on an important issue.
What is argument text?
Book reviews in Y2: In Year 4 , the suggested persuasive writing unit is for children to write their own persuasive film review. Planning, writing and designing your own advert. Persuasive texts can take a number of forms, for example an advert persuading you to buy some chocolate, a poster encouraging people to stop smoking or a travel brochure enticing the reader to go to a particular country.
Persuasive texts are constructed to make the reader do something. They would then look at the words and phrases used to persuade people to attend the events.
Using their knowledge of the Ancient Greek Olympic Games, they would then plan their own poster, encouraging people to come to the Games. In Year 6 , persuasive writing is often linked to one of the suggested poetry units.
These might include: What are alliteration, assonance and consonance? There might be some kind of incentive to buy quickly: Persuasive text often includes: Persuasive writing: More like this.
In Year 3, persuasive writing is linked to information texts , so that a teacher will choose a topic to study and then will show children how to write persuasively about this topic.
Persuasive text is written to make the reader do something. They may do some draft writing which they would then edit with the help of their teacher or peers, before producing their neat version.
What is an information text?