Quick summary: Students understand the techniques of persuasion used in commercials by judging adverts in the Academy Awards for TV Commercials 2016. They deepen their understanding of persuasive techniques by planning, rehearsing and delivering a role play demonstrating a specific technique in the context of sustainability.
- To know the features of persuasive texts.
- To plan, rehearse and present a persuasive technique that persuades the audience to change their behaviour or try new ideas in regards to living more sustainably.
21st century skills:
Australian Curriculum Mapping
Year 5 English
- Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sources (ACELY1703)
- Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations for defined audiences and purposes incorporating accurate and sequenced content and multimodal elements (ACELY1700)
Year 6 English
- Understand how authors often innovate on text structures and play with language features to achieve particular aesthetic, humorous and persuasive purposes and effects (ACELA1518)
- Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audience (ACELY1714)
- Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements for defined audiences and purposes, making appropriate choices for modality and emphasis (ACELY1710)
General capabilities: Personal and Social Capability, Literacy, ICT.
Cross-curriculum priority: Sustainability OI.2, OI.7.
Relevant parts of Year 5 achievement standards:
Students create imaginative, informative and persuasive texts for different purposes and audiences. They make presentations which include multimodal elements for defined purposes. They contribute actively to class and group discussions, taking into account other perspectives.
Relevant parts of Year 6 achievement standards:
Students create a range of imaginative, informative and persuasive types of texts, for example narratives, procedures, performances, reports and discussions, and are beginning to create literary analyses and transformations of texts.
Syllabus Outcomes: EN3-2A, EN3-1A, EN3-3A, EN3-7C.
Time required: 60 – 90 minutes
Level of teacher scaffolding: High facilitate class discussion and assess students work.
Resources required: Student Worksheet – one copy per student OR computers/tablets to access the online worksheet. Device capable of presenting a website to the class.
Digital technology opportunities: Digital sharing capabilities.
Keywords: target audience, persuasive techniques, emotive language, rhetorical questions, anecdotes.
Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.