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Units of Study -
Unit 1: SAT Practice
Unit 2: The College Essay
Unit 3: The College Process
Unit 4: Investigating Rhetorical Patterns
Unit 5: Narrative Non-Fiction
Unit 6: Speeches
Unit 7: Writing the Persuasive Essay
Unit 8: Analyzing Fiction
Unit 9: Life Beyond Morgan
Writing the Persuasive Essay
UNIT 7 - Writing the Persuasive Essay
Resources: American Reader, The Riverside Reader, They Say, I Say
Effective argument can involve ethos, pathos, logos.
Effective written argument often includes the same rhetorical devices as effective speeches.
Text evidence, including paraphrased ideas, must be cited appropriately.
How can I craft the most persuasive argument?
How do I accurately cite information gleaned from outside sources?
Read model persuasive essays.
Craft a defensible thesis statement.
Develop a written argument.
Peer-review a persuasive essay.
Self-review a persuasive essay.
Compose a persuasive essay.
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