Hi Room 15
Our WALT for this week's work on writing is persuade others.
Learning how to write persuasively is an important skill and not just for
Introduction - this is the place where you hook people into your argument.
3 main points - Three key arguments as to why you are are right. You should talk about the other side and talk about why they are wrong.
Conclusion - Link back to your introduction.
Brad wrote a fantastic piece on facebook earlier this year which follows this basic template. You can read his post here.
Your post needs to be at least 3 paragraphs and no more than 800 words and is due in by THURSDAY.
Your topic should be related to sustainability and you need to take a stance on an issue.
Stuck for a topic? Here are some ideas:
Food in schools. Last week, food in schools was very topical. Should the government provide money for food in schools? (sustaining our bodies).
Should Te Reo be compulsory for students to learn? (sustaining our culture)
Rubbish - should our school ban wrappers and gladwrap from lunchboxes? (sustaining our environment)