This anchor chart activity is an example of critical literacy in the classroom. Here, students will learn how to critically analyze texts, more specifically, what the author is trying to say. This activity will help students understand that different texts portray different messages and as an audience we must be critical the meaning or purpose of these texts. These skills also apply to media literacy as media messages are always intended at a specific audience and may not always be accurate.
Anchor chart describing examples of persuasive writing and the importance of thinking about your audience.
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First and second graders will draw inspiration from this fun-filled anchor chart about why we write. Make this chart applicable to older students by expanding on each aspect with a specific audience or goal. 'To share experiences' can become 'to share experiences with friends in a postcard or with readers in a memoir.'
Opinion Writing Anchor Charts for 3rd Grade. This product can be used with the Lucy Calkins, Changing the World Writing Unit.This download includes charts for:*How to write a persuasive speech checklist*When do I make a paragraph?*Ways to directly address your audience*Ways to collect persuasive writing entries*Writing with goals in mind*Using transition words and phrases*How to make speeches more powerful*Techniques all opinion writers use*Checklist to plan opinion writing*How to write…