Write This Way: Writing Powerful Persuasive Pieces, 1st Edition

  • Nancy Loewen
  • Published By: Lerner Publications
  • ISBN-10: 1467782890
  • ISBN-13: 9781467782890
  • DDC: 372.62
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 56 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released October 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Do you like to argue? Do you have any strong beliefs? Maybe you'd like to show other people your side of an issue—and you'd like to do it in writing. This book takes you through the steps of writing a persuasive piece from beginning to end. Learn how to find sources, gather the best possible evidence, and organize your evidence for maximum impact. Once you've done that, check out writing techniques that will make your readers take notice. Along the way, you'll find tips from successful writers and exercises for sharpening your skills. Soon you'll be able to draft a persuasive piece with confidence—no matter what topic inspires you to write!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: What's Your Topic?.
2: Find Your Sources.
3: Collecting Evidence.
4: Notes and Outline.
5: Helpful Techniques.
6: Drafting Your Piece.
Writing for a Living.
Source Notes.
Selected Bibliography.
Further Information.
Photo Acknowledgments.
About the Author.