This is a place to brainstorm what we want to include in our persuasive letters to social media sites. If you think of a good phrase, a good paragraph or something that is essential to be included in the letter, please add it to the discussion below.

Click on the paperclip to the right to upload your letter. If you do so, you accept that others may use phrases and/or words from your letter to write their own.
You can also add links below to sites that will help others write good persuasive letters.

Helpful Handouts


Powerful Words List: http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/sites/default/files/asset/file/powerfulwords.pdf

Business Letter Format: http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/sites/default/files/asset/file/format.pdf

Persuasive Letter Checklist: http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/sites/default/files/asset/file/checklist.pdf

Persuasive Letter Rubric: http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/sites/default/files/asset/file/ltrwritg_rubric.pdf

Lesson Plans


The Game of Persuasion: http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/game-persuasion

Persuasive Writing Techniques


Ten Timeless Persuasive Writing Techniques: http://www.copyblogger.com/persuasive-writing/

17 of the World's Most Powerful Written Persuasion Technique: http://blog.nlp-techniques.com/2010/06/17-of-the-worlds-most-powerful-written-persuasion-techniques/

Research Techniques