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English Year 3 Summer Persuasive Writing

Advertising

Explore the power of persuasion in advertising. Children play with language, create adverts and promote healthy habits. Grammar includes conjunctions and expanded noun phrases.

Start with the core unit to introduce key texts. Then select from comprehension, SPAG and composition units.

Core
Unit 1 Core: Introduction to persuasive writing in advertising
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential texts
All in resources

Websites
Hovis advert from YouTube.com

SPAG
Unit 2 SPAG: Conjunctions; elaborating points in persuasion
(suggested as 3 days)

You Will Need

Essential texts
All in resources

Grammar PowerPoint: Conjunctions
Explore how conjunctions join clauses, giving extra information about time, place and cause. Investigate how clause order can change impact and punctuation. Use conjunctions to elaborate on persuasive points.

Comprehension
Unit 3 Comprehension: Persuasive features and techniques in printed adverts
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.

You Will Need

Essential texts
All in resources

SPAG
Unit 4 SPAG: Expanded noun phrases: nouns, adjectives, adverbs
(suggested as 3 days)

You Will Need

Essential texts
All in resources

Grammar PowerPoint: Expanded Noun Phrases: Nouns, adjectives, adverbs
Revise nouns, adjectives and adverbs in the context of building expanded noun phrases, extending to using adverbs of degree to modify adjectives. Explore the impact of expanded noun phrases on persuasion.

Composition
Unit 5 Composition: Promoting healthy lifestyles
(suggested as 4 days)

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

There is no spelling and grammar presentation for this unit.