State of the Art Technology – Judy, Grade 11

This persuasive essay is written by one of my grade 11 students. She persuasively argues that art and science, contrary to the popular belief, are not two distinct spheres. She has successfully applied the rhetorical appeals to persuade the readers. The rhetorical devices, the vivid imagery, the literary devices, and …

Nuclear Peacekeepers – Bowen, Grade 12

This persuasive essay is written by one of my grade 12 students. He has presented his argument in favor of nuclear weapons as peacekeepers. He has successfully applied the rhetorical appeals to persuade the readers. The rhetorical devices, the vivid imagery, the literary devices, and the occasional second person perspective …

Genuine Beauty – Xiao, Grade 10

This editorial is written by one of my grade 10 students. Editorials are basically newspaper articles that present an opinion on an issue. Editorials draw both upon elements of argumentation as well as the elements of persuasion; hence, the writer has tried to appeal not only to readers’ logic but …