Viewpoint writing: What is it?

In this lesson we will begin to look at the features of viewpoint or discursive writing. Today we will begin with a statement - “All sports should be fun, fair and open to everyone. It is the taking part not the winning that matters.” Then, we will have a look at a student response to see how someone else has tackled this statement and begin to understand the features of viewpoint writing. At the end of the lesson, there will be a quiz to recap on our learning.

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