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Persuasive

Distinguish between fact and opinion.  Recognize and evaluate persuasive techniques such as propaganda and bias in different media.   Compare multiple texts in different media to evaluate for bias.  Compose persuasive text for a specific purpose, e..g. letter, speech, advertisement.  Include a clear problem and solution.  Utilize effective organization, transitions, vivid word choices, and specific supporting details.  Analyze tools of persuasion in written and visual texts (e.g., name calling, endorsement, repetition, air and rebut the other side's point of view, association, stereotypes, bandwagon, plain folks, tabloid thinking, shock tactics and fear, intertextual references, card stacking, slanted words, glittering generalities, false syllogisms, etc).  Compose persuasive texts for different audiences using facts and opinions, e.g. newspaper ad, commercial, billboard, catalog description, editorial.  Compose formal persuasive texts, providing evidence as support. 

See also: Computers and Technology - Media Literacy

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Ages: 13 - 18
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Persuasive Writing
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This is a creative intro for a persuasive writing unit.  The video covers what persuasive writing is and ways for young writers to get their point across effectively.  It uses pop culture to express the ideas and has pop music playing throughout.  (0... [more]
August 13, 2012 at 05:18 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Persuasive Techniques in Advertising
From readwritethink.org
"This video deepens students’ understanding of the concepts of pathos, logos, and ethos with visual examples. The video explains how the television, print, and online advertisements utilize the three rhetorical strategies.  The narration in the... [more]
June 7, 2010 at 09:34 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Plain Folks - Examples of Persuasion
From teachertube.com, produced by Lexi123456
A video containing multiple examples of the persuasive technique "plain folks" from politics, commercial advertising, and other areas of interest. Questions and information are briefly presented after each example. (12:00)
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October 17, 2011 at 12:21 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Coca-cola Commercial
From teachertube.com, produced by Coca-Cola
This brief commercial combines bandwagon with glittering generalities to persuade its audience to drink Coca-Cola. The clip could also be used with a lesson on on drawing conclusions or inferencing skills. (0:45)
Found by DCMS in Persuasive
October 17, 2011 at 12:15 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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MAC vs PC
From YouTube, produced by Apple
MAC vs PC A simple, yet effective example of how to use "air and rebut". Examine how the the character "Mac" acknowledges certain aspects of "PC" are great, but then goes on to emphasize features about "himself" that make "Mac" a more appealing pr... [more]
Found by DCMS in Persuasive
October 20, 2011 at 05:41 AM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Persuasive Writing
From discoveryeducation.com
Illegal immigration to the United States is a hot-button political issue. Explore methods of articulating a thesis and writing a persuasive composition about illegal immigration in America.
May 26, 2010 at 07:22 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Chevy Superbowl 46 Commercial - Shock/Fear Tactics as Persuasive Technique
From cleanvideosearch.com
This commercial uses the persuasive technique of shock/fear in order to persuade you to drive a Chevy instead of a Ford.  They are trying to say....If the "end of the world" comes and you want to survive, you better be driving a Chevy!  key words: ... [more]
Found by kari in Persuasive
February 16, 2012 at 02:42 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Monty Python Philosophy Football
From YouTube, produced by Monty Python
Germany vs. Greece, a shorter and funnier edit of the skit. A light example of Stereotyping;  All philosophers wonder around with their "heads in the clouds" completely ignorant of any ostensible and practical activities. (02:31)
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October 20, 2011 at 06:00 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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New Dior
From YouTube, produced by Dior
Methods of Persuasion - Repetition Dior uses repetition of its name brand by showing viewers the different facets of their  product ranges. (0:38)
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October 20, 2011 at 01:04 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Chuck and Mike discuss the Fairtax
From YouTube, produced by Mike Huckabee
Chuck Norris and Mike Huckabee talk about the fairtax and how it will help all Americans. Good example of celebrity endorsement. During the conversation, Chuck Norris recalls his discourse with a Saudi Prince visiting America. What type of persuasi... [more]
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October 20, 2011 at 06:32 AM
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