Students’ age range: 12-14
Topic: Techniques in Persuasive Writing
Description: Discussion of the topic is allowed for 5 minutes where individual students will provide definitions of the topic after quick look up on their tablets. Teacher will write some techniques on the board while there is a focused moment when excerpts from essays on the topic are handed out for silent reading. Then, students will state their views on the material read, citing the examples of techniques used. Groups of three will then assemble for discussion (5 mins) on the topic and then one person will present their views.
The other students will listen as each group presents, making notes for further discussion