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Persuasive Texts Stage 2: Teaching Resources

This guide has been created to support the teaching of the Year 4 unit on Persuasive Texts

Persuasive writing in NAPLAN - Blake Education

This resource from Blake Education features: • A general introduction to the similarities and differences in the NAPLAN* marking criteria • An outline of how to write an exposition text • An outline of how to write a discussion text • An overview of features of persuasive texts • A sample persuasive task and a worked example for each grade 2–6 • A set of activity questions to use with students when analysing the worked example for each grade 2–6 • Extra NAPLAN* test stimulus material for each grade 2–6 • A teacher’s marking rubric to use when assessing students’ persuasive texts.



Persuasive Writing Prompts - Journal Buddies

Journal Buddies suggest 15 Persuasive Writing Prompts for primary school students.



Scootle provides Australian teachers with access to moe than 20000 quality-assured digital learning resources aligned to the Australian Curriculum. It is an excellent source for quality lessons and associated resources. Use the filters and search bar to locate resources for persuasive texts. You will find many resources to help students recognise and analyse persuasive texts, interactive activities and writing supports. This is a free resource but does require you to sign up. 





Can You Convince Me? Unit - ReadWriteThink

This teaching resource from ReadWriteThink provides an instructional plan, preparation and resourcing including an interactive persuasion map and persuasive strategy powerpoint.


'I wanna books' by Karen Kaufman Orloff - Teacher Resources

The 'I wanna books' series by Karen Kaufman Orloff are excellent books for teaching persuasive writing. We have two titles from this series in our library - I wanna iguana and I wanna new room. Teacher resources including downloadable students worksheets are available at