Students analyse and explain how texts are specifically and deliberately structured to persuade audiences when it comes to authoritative and reassuring messages about renewable energy and fossil fuels.
- analyse and explain the ways texts are specifically and deliberately structured to persuade audiences.
- explain the appeals to logic and appeals to reason present within a text
- explain why these elements have been chosen, and their effect on an audience
- demonstrate their understanding of persuasive marketing techniques by creating their own authoritative ad to appeal to a particular audience.
Lesson guides and printables
Australian Curriculum content descriptions:
Year 7 English:
- Analyse and explain the ways text structures and language features shape meaning and vary according to audience and purpose (ACELY1721)
Relevant parts of the Year 7 English achievement standards: Students understand how text structures can influence the complexity of a text and are dependent on audience, purpose and context
Syllabus outcomes: EN4-3B
General capabilities: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking
Cross-curriculum priority: Sustainability
Level of teacher scaffolding: High – Lead discussions with students, and support them in independent work
This lesson is designed to build students’ competencies in the following skills:
- Critical thinking
Cool would like to thank the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation and The Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation for generously supporting the development of these lessons.