The Common Core requires that all students become effective persuasive writers, and there’s perhaps no better method to teach this skill than letter writing. With an explicit audience and clear structure at hand, students can practice crafting and voicing their opinions. Share the tips below to give your persuasive writers a head start on changing minds.
Plus: Have your students practice their persuasive letter-writing skills by participating in the No Kid Hungry Essay Contest. They could be chosen to receive cash scholarships and donations to the child hunger nonprofit of their choice, sponsored by the Sodexo Foundation.
How do you teach persuasive writing?