Opinion Writing Primary Grades Common Core
The Author’s Purpose and the Rhetorical Modes Lessons
Persuasive Writing lessons Ebook
Teaching Persuasive Reading and Writing
MODES OF RHETORIC
Rhetorical Appeals Lesson
Fourth Grade – Writing Persuasive Writing
Rhetorical modes | Rhetorical modes (also known as modes of discourse) describe the variety, conventions, and purposes of the major kinds of writing. Four of the most common rhetorical modes and their purpose are exposition, argumentation, description and narration.
How-to essays, such as recipes and other instructions
Job application letter
Letter of recommendation
Letters to the editor
Another form of persuasive rhetoric is satirical rhetoric, or using humor in order to make a point about some aspect of life or society. Perhaps the most famous example is Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal".