Persuasive (argumentative) writing
Here is an example of a persuasive essay question and examples of really bad to really good persuasive essays written to answer the question. You should read the example answers to get ideas about what are good types of answers and what are bad types of answers.
Here are 2 activities which require you to organize the paragraphs in a persuasive essay so that they are in the correct order and they make sense.
Why should I bother to do this you ask?
Well, the value of this activity is that you get an overview of what is required to construct a persuasive essay of your own.It allows you see what has to happen to put an essay together, and yet you are not caught up in creating the sentences yourself. Try it and see!