Presentation on theme: "10 Persuading: Relationships. 2 2 Learning Outcomes Identify real world applications for persuading. Understand the steps for writing persuasively. Interpret."— Presentation transcript:
2 2 Learning Outcomes Identify real world applications for persuading. Understand the steps for writing persuasively. Interpret images and persuasive readings about relationships. Analyze the rhetorical star for persuasive writing. Apply the steps for writing a persuasive essay.
3 3 Real World Applications (LO 10.1) School –Propose a solution to a social issue. –Propose a solution to an environmental concern. Daily Life –Propose a solution for managing your time. –Propose a solution to budgeting issues. Career –Propose a new program. –Propose ideas for improving morale.
4 4 Steps for Writing Persuasively (LO 10.2) Introduce the issue you are debating. Make a claim about your subject. Support your claim with evidence that appeals to your audience. Use your supporting evidence logically and ethically. Organize your supporting evidence effectively. End your essay effectively.
5 5 The Rhetorical Star (10.4) Subject –Choose a debatable topic for the focus of your essay. –You should have strong feelings about the issue. –Consider selecting a current event or an issue you have experienced personally. –Make sure your topic isn’t too narrow or too broad. Purpose –Consider what you want to accomplish. –Decide if you want to change the minds of your readers. –Determine if you want your readers to take some sort of action. –Keep your purpose in mind at all times.
6 6 The Rhetorical Star (contd.) Audience –Know your readers. –Determine how much your readers already. –Select the audience characteristics you can appeal to in your argument. –Consider if your audience will be supportive, hostile, or undecided. –Select details that will appeal to your specific audience. Strategy –Determine if other writing strategies are needed. –Consider what additional information may be necessary. Design –Select the number of points necessary. –Determine if graphics or other design elements are needed. –Design your document to be as persuasive as possible.
7 7 Applying the Writing process (LO 10.5) Discovering Search for a subject in the chapter about which you have a strong opinion. Make a list of debatable topics you would like to explore more thoroughly. Keep track of any sources you use while searching. Make a list of supporting ideas and opposing ideas once you have selected your topic.
8 8 Applying the Writing process (Contd.) Planning Make a list of the supporting points you would like to use. Number your points from most to least persuasive. Reorder your points putting the second strongest supporting point first and the strongest supporting point last. Organize your ideas with a graphic organizer or outline.
9 9 Applying the Writing process (Contd.) Composing –Write a first draft. –Don’t focus on grammar and punctuation. –Keep the steps for persuasive writing in mind. Getting Feedback –Have a classmate or peer read your rough draft. –Utilize the peer review questions if possible. –Get a second opinion if possible.
10 Applying the Writing process (Contd.) Revising –Make sure your main point is the strongest point for your thesis. –Add, delete, or rearrange ideas as needed. Editing –Read your essay again. –Check for grammar, punctuation, and mechanics. –Use transitions to help your audience follow the logic of your essay.
11 Applying the Writing process (Contd.) Proofreading –Read your essay an additional time. –Look for typographical errors. –Make final corrections.