Lesson 2: Writing Persuasively-Writing Letters

Lesson 2

Take Action - Writing Persuasively

Peer Revisions

Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Work with a peer to revise letters

Overview/Purpose:
In this lesson, students will work with a partner to revise their letters.
Guiding Questions:
  • What is the structure for a formal letter?
  • How can you write a powerful and persuasive letter?
Recommended Time:
45-90 minutes

Lessons design:
  • Explain that partners will be serving as “critical friends” to each other. Critical friends are supportive of one another while also providing feedback and suggestions in a positive way.

  • Model for students examples of constructive feedback that critical friends may provide.

  • Review with students the Letter Peer Revision handout.

  • Partners read each other’s letters and evaluate each other using the Letter Peer Revision handout.
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