You will be asked to…. Persuade Argue Advise Inform Explain Describe
Connectives It is very important that you demonstrate to the examiner that your work is structured and logical: An easy way to do this is to use a range of connectives between and within your paragraphs.
Nonetheless Therefore Although Furthermore Whereas Nevertheless For However Besides Yet Because Alternatively Meanwhile Since Moreover As Consequently
Counter Argument When you are writing to argue or persuade it is also very important that you demonstrate a grasp of the counter argument. EG I understand that I shouldnt buy a new pair of shoes because Im going on holiday and I have increasing debt. However…..
WRITE A LETTER TO YOUR HEADTEACHER ARGUING THAT THE YEAR 9s SHOULD NOT SIT SATS EXAMINATIONS.
Your next step is to brain storm some reasons why the SATs examinations should be abolished.
POINT 1: The Sats exams add an immense amount of pressure on students. DEVELOP-Anecdote and statistics POINT 2: The SATs exams only benefit the schools figures-how do they really help the students? DEVELOP triplets POINT 3: Children should be allowed to enjoy their childhood DEVELOP Research
PLAN Introduction-COUNTER ARGUMENT POINT 1: POINT 2: POINT 3: conclusion