Lesson 4: Chapters 5 & 6 - Persuasive and Descriptive Writing
This lesson covers the skills needed to write persuasive and descriptive essays – from the prewriting stage through the final essays. It teaches the writer how to develop a position, create an image, use three points to support the topic, and write a good conclusion. It covers the importance of key features and includes hints on how to connect the paper with the reader. Writing lessons about “show don’t tell” are stressed.