Lesson Details


  • Name: Writing to persuade: Persuasive techniques
  • Code: E.4.11.CRW2.14
  • Specification Reference: 8700 Paper 2 Section B
  • Keywords: Anecdote, humour, emotive language, exaggeration, humour, flattery, rhetorical devices
  • Objectives: "Use some persuasive techniques with some success, attempting to match tone to purpose, form and audience. A05 Begins to vary vocabulary with some use of linguistic devices. A05 "
  • Competency: "Use some persuasive techniques with some success, attempting to match tone to purpose, form and audience. A05 Begins to vary vocabulary with some use of linguistic devices. A05 "
  • Proficiency: "Use a variety of techniques to engage the reader, generally matching your tone to purpose, form and audience. A05 Vocabulary clearly chosen for effect and successful use of linguistic devices A05 "
  • Mastery: "Use a full range of techniques to convincingly engage your reader consistently matching your tone and register to purpose, form and audience. A05 Extensive vocabulary with evidence of conscious crafting of linguistic devices A05 "

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