Evaluation Station

Grade 6: Persuasive Essay

Write a clear goal that will get the attention of your audience. Here are two ideas.

Hook your reader with an interesting question.

Are you tired of looking at the overgrown park on this street? With just a few days of volunteer effort, our class could give this park a makeover.

Use an unusual fact to get attention.

Our overcrowded town library has had to turn away free computer equipment because there is nowhere to set it up. Town officials need to expand our library.

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