How to write persuasive essays. Throughout the school years, students are taught how to write persuasive essays. In NJ it is a very important component of the PARCC exams taken by 11th graders in the month of March. Even the shorter open-ended answers follow a compact version of the persuasive essay. Knowing how to analyze an issue, determine what side you support, and to back up your statements with facts and examples is a lesson that carries on throughout life.  Whether it is used for life occurrences such as convincing parents to extend a curfew (or convincing your child why you won’t extend her curfew), fighting an unjustified traffic ticket, or competing for a promotion, it is a life skill we all need.

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How to Write Persuasive Essays

How to Write Persuasive Essays – Pre-Writing

How to Write a Thesis Statement

Writing Persuasive Essays

Persuasive Writing

Write Your Outline

Outline for Persuasive Essay[1] (left click to move outline up and down for viewing)…also, note for Intro: I always suggest to give 3 reasons why – that will give you 3 body paragraphs instead of 2.

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