Mrs. Toto, why did I lose points? . Persuasive writing: Improving my scores !. Check your TONE. Remember ethos, pathos, logos! ****** Avoid HOSTILE tone ******* “This is the worst idea ever!” Avoid EXAGGERATED/OVERSTATED CLAIMS
Persuasive writing: Improving my scores!
“This is the worst idea ever!”
“This will lead to student anxiety, clinical depression and teenage suicide.”
“You are the best principal ever and whatever you choose will bring us students much happiness and joy because you care.”
Paper is LINED to help you ALIGN your writing.
CLEARLY indent paragraphs 1 – 2” on the left side. The rest of the body paragraph should hug the vertical guideline on the paper!
Avoid one huge, long, uninterrupted stretch of writing!
TOPIC SENTENCE followed by details!
For each of your three reasons,
Facts to support your reasons
One reason One consideration is that…
A second reason Another compelling reason is…
A third reason Perhaps most significant is….
In conclusion In summary, …