Unit title: Persuasive letter writing
Timing and duration: Term 4, 6 weeks
Assessment title: Persuasive letter writing
Context: In Term 4, students have learnt about creating characters and letter writing. They have read books with characters that are convincing and examined the arguments, words and punctuation used to persuade. In this task, students write a persuasive letter to a character from a familiar text.
Technique and format: Extended response: Persuasive exposition
Mode and conditions: Written — prior notice of task given, scaffolding provided, resources and stimulus provided, lined paper provided
Assessment dates: Week 6
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