Year 2

Persuasion: Why you should never light fires in a dry forest

Lessons (10)

  • In this lesson, we will hear a special announcement from a firefighter about the dangers of lighting fires in dry forests. We will then ask some questions to explore the speech further.
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  • In this lesson, we will map, step and speak the speech we have learned, in addition to recapping the information we have already heard in the persuasive speech.
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  • In this lesson, we will explore what persuasive techniques are and why they are so important. We will then have a go at trying to persuade someone in a TV advert.
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  • In this lesson, we will review our four different sentence types and we will also apply our knowledge of commas to separate items in a list.
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  • In this lesson, we will think about how we can give our own opinions when we read. We will carefully go through the steps of saying what we think, finding evidence in the text and then explaining our reasons for this.
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  • In this lesson, we will begin to think about what a persuasive speech from the Little Bird would be like. We will mindmap her thoughts and then box up our persuasive speech to prepare ourselves for our shared write.
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  • In this lesson, we will learn about relative clauses in our grammar focus, read as a writer to identify persuasive language features and also reflect on how to improve our writing using some challenge features.
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  • In this lesson, we will review our persuasion toolkit and write our first section of our persuasive text.
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  • In this lesson, we will review our persuasion toolkit, have a closer look at relative clauses and write our next two paragraphs of our persuasion text.
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  • In this lesson, we will review our persuasion toolkit and finish our final section of our shared write. We will review the entire persuasion speech and we will also think about what other kinds of persuasion texts we can write in the future.
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