English (Year 11 online learning)

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Rhetoric & Persuasive Writing

1. Watch the videos and complete the tasks for ‘An introduction to rhetoric’ on the Oak National Academy (lessons 1-3 here).

2. Complete the unit quiz on ‘An introduction to rhetoric’ here.

3. Choose one of the transactional writing tasks from the PowerPoint (click here) and complete, using your knowledge of rhetoric to make your answer more convincing.

4. Write a journalistic review of a book, film or computer game that you have experienced. For support, use these guides: how to write a game review, how to write a book review or how to write a movie review.

5. Email your extended writing to cowleyenglishdepartment@sthelens.org.uk