Superhero Team Persuasive Essay Format

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Posted by Mrs. Fazio | Posted in Language | Posted on May 8, 2013

Hello 6b!

Yesterday we discussed the steps and the format necessary for your persuasive essay.  As promised, here it is (just in case you forgot your Language notebook at school).

Please remember that you should be working on this at home, as the essay part of your final Superhero Assessment is due next Friday, May 17th.

Superhero Team Persuasive Essay Format

Paragraph #1 (introduction)

- grab the reader’s attention 

- introduce who is on your team

- explain why your team should be chosen to fight the super villains/aliens.  Your explanation should include our criteria: work as team, have a strong moral code, have a leader, use their powers for good.

-4-5 sentences long

** remember: you are trying to persuade (convince) the reader

 Paragraph #2

- try to give a short example of how each member has met criteria #1 (work as a team) in the past

- explanation of how your team will meet criteria #1 together

 Paragraph #3

- try to give a short example of how each member has met criteria #2 (have a strong moral code) in the past

- explanation of how your team will meet criteria #2 together

 Paragraph #4

- try to give a short example of how each member has met criteria #3 (have a leader) in the past

- explanation of how your team will meet criteria #3 together

 Paragraph #5

- try to give a short example of how each member has met criteria #4 (use their powers for good) in the past

-explanation of how your team will meet criteria #4 together

 Paragraph #6 (Conclusion)

 – overall summary of why your team should be chosen to fight the aliens

- 3-4 sentences long

** remember: you are trying to persuade the reader

 

 

 

 

Comments (2)

Do I have to post this on the blog?

Kevin,

You do not need to post this on the blog. I would like you to hand it in either typed, or hand-written, next Friday (May 17th).

Mrs. Fazio

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