Writing powerful persuasive pieces

by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Format: Print Book 2016
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Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 372.62 L82
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
Call Number  J 372.62 L82

Do you like to argue? Do you have any strong beliefs? Maybe you'd like to show other people your side of an issue--and you'd like to do it in writing. This book takes you through the steps of writing a persuasive piece from beginning to end. Learn how to find sources, gather the best possible evidence, and organize your evidence for maximum impact. Once you've done that, check out writing techniques that will make your readers take notice. Along the way, you'll find tips from successful writers and exercises for sharpening your skills. Soon you'll be able to draft a persuasive piece with confidence--no matter what topic inspires you to write!

Chapter 1: What's your topic?
Chapter 2: Find your sources
Chapter 3: Collecting evidence
Chapter 4: Notes and outline
Chapter 5: Helpful techniques
Chapter 6: Drafting your piece.

Additional Information
Series Write this way.
Subjects Persuasion (Rhetoric) -- Study and teaching (Middle school) -- Juvenile literature.
Composition (Language arts) -- Juvenile literature.
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Juvenile literature.
Language arts (Middle school)
Publisher Minneapolis :Lerner Publications,2016
Audience Ages: 11-14.
Grade 7-8.
Language English
Description 56 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 48-49, 51) and index.
ISBN 9781467779067
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