Lesson 9: Writing Persuasively

Lesson 9

Take Action - Writing Persuasively

Going Public: 
Publishing

Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Publish their commentaries
  • Engage in thoughtful discussion about issues

Overview/Purpose:
Students publish and share their commentaries.
Guiding Questions:
  • What opportunities are there to publish our commentaries and make them public?
Recommended Time:
45-90 minutes

Common Core State Standards:
Materials:
Commentary drafts and final pieces
Technology Required:
None
Lessons design:
  • Explain that writers write for an audience and as a writing community, the class will be your first audience.

  • Students will prepare final versions of their commentaries, editing them for mechanics and grammar.

  • Final, polished commentaries will be shared with the class, either in print or electronically on blogs or discussion boards.

  • Provide students with a structure to respond to each other’s writing.

  • Encourage students to pursue additional avenues for publication.
Rock Your World is a program of Creative Visions
Rock Your World is a Program of Creative Visions, a 501(c) (3) organization that supports creative activists - individuals who use the power of media and arts to create positive change in the world.
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