Homework / Week 2 Term 2

Below is a persuasive writing example. Your task this week is to read this persuasive piece very carefully and then complete the following in sentences:
– Is this piece of writing structured correctly. Why/why not?
– What is the author’s opinion?
– What emotive words have been used?
– Has the author used a hook-in?
– What do you think is the strongest argument?
– What could the author do to improve this persuasive piece of writing?


Emotive Words

POSITIVE EMOTIVE WORDS – excited, happy, wonderful, excellent, fantastic, joyful, superb, magnificent, amazing, amazed, delighted and fabulous.

NEGATIVE EMOTIVE WORDS – disgusted, appalling, disgraceful, furious, horrible, miserable, revolting, awful, atrocious, frightening, horrified, rotten, disappointed, terrible, shocked, disgusting and dangerous.

All of the these words can be used to help describe feelings. Emotive words are fantastic to help persuade readers of an opinion. For example, it disgusts me that tigers are kept in awful cages that do not resemble their natural habitat.

Can you think of any other emotive words. If you can post them in a comment under this blog.