How can you use persuasive techniques to help empower women and girls? In this activity you will think about some of the challenges that women and girls currently face and brainstorm potential solutions to these challenges. You will then explore Monroe’s Motivational Sequence and find out a video text utilises this sequence. You will then be guided to use this sequence to create your own text about empowering women and girls.
Some kids will be able to work on this activity with minimal support; others will be able to complete it independently.
Ideal for: Upper Secondary
- think and connect
Time required: 40 minutes
General capabilities: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding
Complete lesson for classroom teachers:
2040 – Making Persuasive Speeches – English – Years 9 & 10
- Device with internet connection
- Paper or workbook
- Pen or pencil
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