This week we have been learning about persuasive texts. The following is an example of one. Answer the comprehensions questions below in your homework book in full sentences.
1) What activities did Thomas like?
2) How many outdoor swimming pools are there?
3) What activities do they have for children?
4) What was new for 2016?
5) What special offer are they running if you book before January 2017?
1) What part of the world do you think this hotel is in? Explain why using evidence from the text.
2) Find 3 pieces of evidence that suggest the hotel is suitable for families. Write them in inverted commas, and explain why they are suitable.
3) Why do you think the quotes from children make this text more persuasive?
4) Find 3 key features of a persuasive text. Write down the part of the text in inverted commas and explain which feature it is.
5) Find one example of a rhetorical question. Explain how it persuades the reader to go to the hotel.
- This text is missing imperative verbs. Chose a paragraph where one or more could be included. Write the original in your book, then rewrite it with imperative verbs. Underline the imperative verb.
- This text is missing superlatives: find a sentence, write the original and then rewrite it with a superlative in it. Underline the superlative.
- Analyse the text: do you think it is effective? Do you think it is persuasive? Explain how. What would you change? What would you keep the same? What is different to the texts we have looked at this week?