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Opinion vs Persuasion

Sentence Starters


This video explores the elements of a persuasive text types.

In this video, you’ll learn strategies for recognizing persuasive language

What is persuasive writing? What does it mean to persuade or convince someone of my opinion? Who can I persuade? How can I do it? Watch this video to find out the basics of persuasive writing!

This animated video describes the six universal Principles of Persuasion that have been scientifically proven to make you most effective as reported in Dr. Cialdini’s groundbreaking book, Influence.

Persuasive Text Diagram

Effective persuasion depends upon attention to Language choices, such as language appealing to the emotions; repetition to announce the importance of the issue; inclusive language, such as, 'we', you' and not too general as to use the word "ALL" but 'many', 'most',  'some' !

Persuasive Text

When you read an article, it’s important to clarify the issue being debated. When you’re identifying the issue, phrasing something as a question can often help clearly state what is being argued over.

Persuasive Techniques

The Three Pillars of Persuasion