Persuasive writing is writing that aims to convince the reader of an idea or an opinion and often, to take action. To be persuasive, writers must choose their words carefully. This collection of persuasive writing worksheets helps learners use persuasive writing techniques including modality, hyperbole, similes, metaphors, rhetorical questions, using facts, alliteration and more. Watch our Persuasive Language Video Series. Find more persuasive writing resources at Persuasive Language (Grammar).
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Topic Sentences in Persuasive Texts
Write topic sentences to match body paragraphs from a persuasive text.
Sport in School: Analysing a Persuasive Text
Read and analyse a text arguing for more sport in schools.
‘Children and Sport’ Grammar & Comprehension
A level 4 reading passage, comprehension and grammar set.
‘Letter to the Editor’ Grammar & Comprehension
A level 3 reading passage, comprehension and grammar set.
Persuasive Lang. Vocab Cards
A set of word cards showing vocabulary often used in persuasive writing.
Persuade: Indoor or Outdoor? (2)
Plan and write to persuade others whether indoor play or outdoor play is better (middle and upper years).
Persuade: Burgers or Pizza? (1)
Write to persuade others whether burgers or pizza is better (early years).
Persuade: Burgers or Pizza? (2)
Plan and write to persuade others whether burgers or pizza is better (middle and upper years).