Convince Me!

Grade Range: 4-6
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Duration: 20 minutes
Date Posted: 9/24/2012

Examine examples of persuasive writing from Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, then composepersuasive statements about an environmental cause. Part of an OurStory module entitled Discover and Protect Nature, this activity includes student handouts and background information. OurStory is designed to help children and adults explore history together through the use of children's literature, museum objects, and hands-on activities.

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