How do I write an 'against' paragraph?

In this lesson, we're going to continue our non-fiction but look at how to provide counter-arguments. We'll be working on 'against' paragraphs. This lesson also meets a term called 'the conditional' which helps us persuade against by showing potential consequences.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.A list should be separated by:

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Q2.Which of these is correctly punctuated?

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Q3.Which of these is correctly punctuated?

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Q4.Writing 'for' means you are...

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Q5.To write a 'for' paragraph, you need to:

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.A list should be separated by:

1/5

Q2.Which of these is correctly punctuated?

2/5

Q3.Which of these is correctly punctuated?

3/5

Q4.Writing 'for' means you are...

4/5

Q5.To write a 'for' paragraph, you need to:

5/5

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How do I write an 'against' paragraph?

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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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How do I write an 'against' paragraph?

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

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

Lesson summary: How do I write an 'against' paragraph?

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