GOING ON A FIELD TRIP

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GOING ON A FIELD TRIP. PERSUASIVE ESSAY. BRAINSTORMING & PLANNING. WRITING PROMPT. Your principal is allowing the students and staff to choose where to go for this year's field trip . Everyone seems to have a different opinion about the best place to visit . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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GOING ON A FIELD TRIP

GOING ON A FIELD TRIPPERSUASIVE ESSAYBRAINSTORMING & PLANNINGWRITING PROMPTYour principal is allowing the students and staff to choose where to go for this year's field trip. Everyone seems to have a different opinion about the best place to visit.Write an essay in which you try to convince your principal to select the destination you would choose. Explain where you would like to go and why you think your choice is the best place for the class to spend the day. Use examples and other evidence to support your position.WHAT IS THE SITUATION?Your principal is allowing the students and staff to choose where to go for this year's field trip because everyone has a different opinion about where to go.

What is your purpose for writing?Write an essay in which. you try to convince your principal to select the destination you would choose.Who is your audience?Your principal

What should the tone be? Because this is an essay that will be read by the principal, the tone should be formal and respectful. Also, since you are trying to convince him to pick your place, your tone should also be enthusiastic WHAT TO KEEP IN MINDWhat are some good reasons to go on a field trip? (PURPOSE)Enhances learning experiences.Provides learning opportunities that are not available within the four walls of the classroomField trips break the monotony of the classroom setting and can stimulate a students interest in learning.What are some reasons field trips are good for students?Hands on and visual learning can help students understand topics better than reading or researching them. WHAT ELSE TO REMEMBER.ACTIVITIESSIGHTSTRAVELCOSTEDUCATIONSAFETYTIME OF YEAR (IS IT THE BEST SEASON TO VISIT THIS PLACE?)ENJOYABILITY FOR ALLVALUABLE, ONCE IN A LIFETIME EXPERIENCESGET GOOD DETAILS!!Go online and look up this place. Find out as much as possible. Print brochures to get the most important information. Use pictures to incorporate imagery in your writing. See what others have to say about this place. (quotations)PRE-WRITINGUSE THE FOUR SQUARE GRAPHIC ORGANIZER TO GET YOUR KEY THOUGHTS ONTO PAPER.MAKE SURE ALL REASONS HAVE ENOUGH GOOD SUPPORTING DETAILS, IF THEY DONT, CHOOSE ANOTHER REASON!ONCE YOUR GRAPHIC ORGANIZER IS FILLED OUT, HALF THE WORK WILL BE DONE!

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