W.5.1. Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

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How to Write a Persuasive Essay
From teachertube.com, produced by Michael Koops
This eight-minute video is about how to write a persuasive essay and provides some major points such as an introduction, a hook, and a thesis. This video moves slowly and is easy for students to follow. A good introduction video before teaching this ... [more]
Found by freealan in W.5.1
February 11, 2011 at 11:55 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
Elementary Student Blogs: Innovative Classroom Technology
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In this news clip from FOX, Elementary students use innovative classroom blogging program with teacher Jon Schwartz to learn about writing, technology, graphic design, market awareness, search engine optimization, statistics, and internet publishing.... [more]
September 24, 2012 at 03:18 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Persuasive Writing: Methods of Supporting the Topic
From teachertube.com, produced by TeacherTube
This professionally-made video contains a power point presentation which shows methods for supporting opinions in persuasive essays.  The methods discussed are using quotes from experts, paraphrasing quotes, and using facts,charts, and graphs.  ( The... [more]
February 22, 2011 at 09:16 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Researching for an Argumentative Essay
From about.com, produced by About.com
This brief instructional video covers how to research and plan to write an argumentative essay.  The presenter mentions researching both sides, finding the best arguments for your viewpoint, and remaining objective.  (02:13)
October 18, 2012 at 04:09 PM
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Persuasive Commercials
From teachertube.com, produced by Mrs Johnson
This classroom of students made commercials using different tools of persuasion.  A teacher could show the video pausing after each commercial to discuss whether the students were using stereotyping, repetition, endorsement, association, etc. (14:57)
Found by Mrs Jefferies in W.5.1
January 7, 2012 at 11:32 PM
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Persuasive Writing
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This is a creative intro for a persuasive writing unit.  The video covers what persuasive writing is and ways for young writers to get their point across effectively.  It uses pop culture to express the ideas and has pop music playing throughout.  (0... [more]
August 13, 2012 at 05:18 PM
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Six Traits Ideas and Content with Persuasive Writing Video
From YouTube, produced by Adora Svitak
Eleven-year-old published author and seasoned speaker Adora Svitak talks about the Six Traits: Ideas and Content, Organization, Voice, Sentence Fluency, Word Choice, and Conventions.  In this video she discusses persuasive writing and what it is.  Wi... [more]
Found by Barb in W.5.1
August 10, 2009 at 06:35 PM
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Introduction to Persuasive Writing
From YouTube, produced by teachertube.com
This is a presentation done by a teacher for 7th and 8th introducing the  persuasive essay.  The teacher talks about what a persuasive essay is, what forms a persuasive essay takes, organizing an persuasive essay, and what information needs to be sup... [more]
Found by grazianione in W.5.1
April 23, 2010 at 10:54 AM
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