How do I create 'balance' in a persuasive piece?

In this lesson, we will consider how to structure a balanced argument in non-fiction. To do this, we'll explore how subordinating conjunctions can be incorporated.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.The key word in a conditional statement is:

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Q2.Conditional phrases consider

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Q3.When you create 'against' paragraphs then you are thinking about...

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Q4.The audience is important when considering 'against' ideas because it helps you think about their perspective and reasons for not supporting something.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.The key word in a conditional statement is:

1/4

Q2.Conditional phrases consider

2/4

Q3.When you create 'against' paragraphs then you are thinking about...

3/4

Q4.The audience is important when considering 'against' ideas because it helps you think about their perspective and reasons for not supporting something.

4/4

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How do I create 'balance' in a persuasive piece?

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Q1.If the subordinating conjunction and clause come AFTER the independent clause, do you need a comma to separate them?

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Q2.If the subordinating conjunction and clause come BEFORE the independent clause, do you need a comma to separate them?

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Q3.I can imagine a balanced argument as...

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Q4.Using subordinating conjunctions helps to show balance because it allows you to show...

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How do I create 'balance' in a persuasive piece?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.If the subordinating conjunction and clause come AFTER the independent clause, do you need a comma to separate them?

1/4

Q2.If the subordinating conjunction and clause come BEFORE the independent clause, do you need a comma to separate them?

2/4

Q3.I can imagine a balanced argument as...

3/4

Q4.Using subordinating conjunctions helps to show balance because it allows you to show...

4/4

Lesson summary: How do I create 'balance' in a persuasive piece?

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