57 learners taking this course
Year Level: Primary
Topics: Communication, writing, persuasive language, convincing, argument, debate, facts
Course Time: 2 hours
Quick summary: This course will help you teach primary students how to understand and use persuasive language. You will explore how to use videos and documentaries to assist students with identifying how texts are trying to influence their audience. You’ll learn how to use videos to teach persuasive language and texts, how to explore a ‘big issue’ that will make learning English meaningful to Year 3-6 students, how to use a range of rhetorical devices, including pathos, ethos and logos, how to access free lesson plans and student worksheets.
A very worthwhile course that has given me lots of great ideas for the classroom – Kristina
An excellent course for understanding more about Persuasive Language Using Videos. Great ideas that can be implemented in the classroom – Kris
This course will help you teach primary students how to understand and use persuasive language. You will explore how to use videos and documentaries to assist students with identifying how texts are trying to influence their audience.
- How to use videos to teach persuasive language and texts
- How to explore a ‘big issue’ that will make learning English meaningful to Year 3-6 students
- How to use a range of rhetorical devices, including pathos, ethos and logos.
- How to access free lesson plans and student worksheets
This course will take you 2 hours to complete. Enjoy it in one session or spread it out over a few weeks. You will have ongoing access.
This course is on-demand and for private study. Learn at your own pace and at times that suit you. Get a certificate when you finish.
WHAT ARE THE CURRICULUM LINKS?
- Year 3 – Year 6: English
- Cross curriculum priorities: Sustainability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
- General capabilities: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, ICT Capability
IS IT ACCREDITED FOR PD HOURS?
This course is mapped to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. It is accredited for professional development hours for:
2.5.2 – Apply knowledge and understanding of effective teaching strategies to support students’ literacy and numeracy achievement.
3.3.2 – Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem solving and critical and creative thinking.
3.4.2 – Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning.
This program has been approved for accreditation within the ACT for 2023.
Please be advised you will be accredited within 14 days of completion.
Mel Rowland helped write this course. She is an experienced teacher who is passionate about driving change to create high-quality learning experiences for students. She constantly reflects on and develops her own practice so she can adapt and grow to suit the ever-changing context of education. While still continuing to work in a range of schools, Mel is also extending herself beyond school to mentor other teachers, write teaching resources and engage with the broader educational community.
Krista Nisi is the Head Writer at Cool Australia and brings over 15 years of experiencing working in education, tertiary and local government. She holds a Masters in Environment (Environmental Education) from the University of Melbourne. Krista looks for innovative ways to involve young people in early learning and school education by helping them explore, think about and engage with the world around them.
As a not-for-profit organisation all revenue from our Professional Development courses is reinvested into providing teachers with the resources to become the designers of exceptional learning.