Persuasive Writing / Alternative Energy Project Revision/Editing Checklist



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Persuasive Writing / Alternative Energy Project
Revision/Editing Checklist

____ My piece includes a Title and my full name.


____ My piece has five paragraphs with five-eight sentences

each.
____ The introduction begins with a “hook” sentence that makes

my readers want to continue with my essay.
____ This persuasive piece includes a minimum of three reasons

why my alternative energy source is viable.


____ I included a variety of facts, opinions, reasons why and

examples.


____ I have revised/edited.
____ THIS IS MY BEST WORK!
____ I have included: GOOD COPY, SLOPPY COPIES, GRAPHIC

ORGANIZER and CONFERENCE SHEET.


My signature

Name: _______________________


Writing a Informational-Persuasive Essay

Energy Resources (write 5/13/13-Type 5/14)

Directions:


  1. Have your research packet.

  2. Complete the graphic organizer.

  3. Draft a FIVE paragraph essay that would convince me that your energy resource is BEST for a certain area or region.

  4. Peer Edit. Complete the peer response form for another student.

  5. Self revise/edit.

  6. Complete the checklist.

  7. Publish. (pencil)


PERSUASIVE WRITING uses a combination of facts, examples and opinions to support an idea. You can also use persuasive writing to help others understand your point of view.
Paragraph #1: Introduction.

  • Start with a “HOOK”. Write a line that makes the

audience want to keep reading. You may begin by posing a question and include your description of Source

  • State your opinion (take only ONE side)

  • Give background information



♥Tip (Paragraphs 2-4 can use the advantages of your source as the details)
Paragraph #2: Write a paragraph explaining one detail or reason why your energy source is viable. Also include the locations where you found your source. (this is a good Paragraph to have your detail about location)
Paragraph #3: Write a second paragraph telling another reason why your energy source would be viable for a specific region.
Paragraph #4. Write a third paragraph including a third reason why your energy source should be used in a specific region.
Paragraph #5 Explain how your alternative energy works? How is it made/formed? And other important information about your alternative energy.
Paragraph #6. Write a concluding paragraph.

GRAPHIC ORGANIZER / PERSUASIVE WRITING


Paragraph #1: Introduction (including “hook” sentence.

Paragraph #2: Reason ONE with a detailed explanation.



Paragraph #3: Reason TWO with a detailed explanation.



Paragraph #4: Reason THREE with a detailed explanation.




Paragraph #5 Explain how your alternative energy works? How is it made/formed? And other important information about your alternative energy.




Paragraph #6. Write a concluding paragraph.

  • Re-state your opinion.

  • Connect the main ideas presented in the body.

  • Emphasize why this is important



Peer Editing Conference Form. Editor: __________________


  1. (P-5)Is my opinion on this issue CLEAR? Tell it to me in your own words.

1

2

3



4

5


  1. Do I support my opinion with enough facts or examples? (P2,3,4)Write an example of two facts and two opinions I used.

Facts:


P2

P3

P4



Opinions:

P5



  1. Which one of my paragraphs is most convincing? Why?



  1. What is your opinion on this issue?

Name: __________________________


Persuasive Writing: Revision


  • You will need three different colors of markers, colored pencils or highlighters.

Read your essay.


Now ask yourself…. Is my essay lacking in facts, examples or opinion statements? If so, add them in!


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Resources: Bibliography (write all the information)


Website(s)


Book(s)

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