Writing Portfolio- Task 3 Creative Writing

Below is the creative writing task that you will have the chance to complete over the coming two weeks. You will be given 8 periods of in class time to work on your draft, edit

A glossary of Persuasive Techniques and Language

Below is the link to the post on Mr. Waugh’s blog. He has compiled a fantastic list of features and language that you can apply to your own speeches following the lessons over the past

Study time!!

It’s that time of year team! In addition to the week of in class study we will do for school exams, I expect that you will be doing some of your own. Below are some

Using Logical Fallacies- Friday 11th August Period 2

The aim of this lesson is to develop our understanding around logical fallacy and how different types can be used to persuade an audience. It is also important that we begin to learn how to


Logical Fallacy- Class Power Points

Please find the power point slides (made by you guys) at the bottom of this post. There are all sorts of examples, definitions and explanations on here. Check it out if you find you’re still

Class Feedback for Task 2 of the Writing Portfolio

As a whole, I have noticed a few things that many of us are not doing in our second task for the writing portfolio. Below is a list of these things. Please read it carefully

How persuasive is this speech from Jacinda Ardern?

http://<iframe src=”https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FNZyounglabour%2Fvideos%2F1388984891157120%2F&show_text=0&width=400″ width=”400″ height=”400″ style=”border:none;overflow:hidden” scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ allowTransparency=”true” allowFullScreen=”true”></iframe>   Let me know what does or doesn’t make this a persuassive speech in the comments below.


Posting to the blog and upcoming editing periods

Hi team!   We will be using Monday and Tuesday of next week to work on the editing of your second portfolio task. If you want written feedback on this piece of writing before this

Speech Options

Hi team! As per Tuesday’s lesson, you have three choices for the speaking assessment. Your draft is due next Friday and must be submitted on your blog (private or public). Remember, the way you use

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