Students will organize and write a persuasive essay.
Students will name the pros and cons of specific products in their written essays.
- Ask students to recount commercials or advertisements they have recently seen. If desired, display several examples of advertisements on an interactive whiteboard.
- Using one of those products, ask students, "Why should someone buy this product? Why shouldn’t someone buy this product?"
- Tell the students that they will be learning how to write a persuasive essay about two products.