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Holes: Persuasive Writing

£10.00
SKU E5CS90350
Key Stage 2 Reading – comprehension Writing – composition English Year 5

Packed with engaging and fun Holes activities, this persuasive writing Year 5 planning pack gives you everything you need to complete some themed Holes writing with your KS2 class. Children begin by exploring the different persuasive techniques they can use in their writing before applying them in different contexts, including speeches, brochures and adverts.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

Complete with everything you need, this KS2 planning comes with lesson plans, lesson input slides and printable resources.

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#Lesson1PersuasiveTechniques

In this first persuasive techniques KS2 lesson, the children will learn about the different ways in which they can make their writing more persuasive. Themed around the first few chapters of 'Holes', the children will look at techniques such as emotive language, exaggeration, repetition and rhetorical questions. They then independently practise putting them into sentences which argue for, or against, juvenile correctional facilities such as Camp Green Lake.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Slogan Cards
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Persuasive techniques card
  • Information sheet
  • Mind map sheets
#Lesson2PersuasiveSpeeches

Use this persuasive speeches KS2 lesson plan and accompanying resources to challenge your Year 5 class to write a speech to convince their audience to close Camp Green Lake. Themed around the novel 'Holes' by Louis Sachar, the children must work to use the persuasive techniques they have learnt about previously in their persuasive speech. Use the included teaching input slides to inspire heated discussions about why Camp Green Lake should be closed and gather ideas for their speeches.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Word bank
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Role cards
#Lesson3FeaturesofaBrochure

Explore a new kind of persuasive writing as your class explore the features of a brochure KS2 resources which are included in this lesson pack. They discuss the purpose of a brochure and are challenged to plan a persuasive brochure for Camp Green Lake. Using their knowledge of persuasive features and what they have learnt about the features of a brochure, the children create a first draft of their brochure in this lesson.

Complete with a model text, this 'Holes'-themed lesson plan comes with teaching input slides and printable resources to support your class.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Model text
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Information cards
#Lesson4CreatingaPersuasiveBrochure

This themed lesson provides you with some Holes writing activities which encourage your Year 5 class to use their knowledge of persuasive techniques to create a positive brochure for Camp Green Lake.

Using their learning from previous lessons and supported by the provided printable resources, your KS2 class will create their own brochure which convinces their chosen audience to come to Camp Green Lake, rather than going to a juvenile prison. Will your class rise to the challenge of making Camp Green Lake sound appealing?

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Writing frame
  • Word bank
  • Persuasive features sheet
  • Challenge card
#Lesson5PersuasiveAdverts

In this final Persuasive Writing KS2 lesson, the children will create their own adverts to sell the foot odour cure Sploosh from the end of the novel. The children will use all their knowledge of persuasive techniques and discuss which might be most effective in this type of writing as well as for their chosen audiences.

This Persuasive Adverts KS2 lesson pack comes with a ready-to-teach lesson plan, slides and accompanying printable resources. For this lesson, you will need to gather some current, persuasive print adverts from newspapers or magazines for the children to analyse and discuss.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Word bank
  • Persuasive features sheet
  • Checklist
  • Worksheet
  • Group role cards
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Curriculum Objectives covered

Reading - Comprehension Objectives:

  • participate in discussions about books that are read to them and those they can read for themselves, building on their own and others’ ideas and challenging views courteously
  • explain and discuss their understanding of what they have read, including through formal presentations and debates, maintaining a focus on the topic and using notes where necessary
  • provide reasoned justifications for their views.

Writing - Composition Objectives:

  • identifying the audience for and purpose of the writing, selecting the appropriate form and using other similar writing as models for their own
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