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.

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Viewpoint writing

What is it? Establishing the features

Q1.What is another name for viewpoint writing?

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Q2.What does 'broaden the scope' mean?

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Q3.A counter-argument always appears in the middle of a viewpoint essay. True or false?

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Q4.What is 'anaphora'?

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Q5.Which word from the list below is a synonym of 'resilient'?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Viewpoint writing

What is it? Establishing the features

Q1.What is another name for viewpoint writing?

1/5

Q2.What does 'broaden the scope' mean?

2/5

Q3.A counter-argument always appears in the middle of a viewpoint essay. True or false?

3/5

Q4.What is 'anaphora'?

4/5

Q5.Which word from the list below is a synonym of 'resilient'?

5/5

Lesson summary: Viewpoint writing: what is it?

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