Crafting persuasive arguments

Years 5 and 6 debating
Creative Class Creative Teachers Literature and language arts
Tags: Debating

Develop persuasive arguments for a primary debate using the PEEL (Point Explain Example Link) model.

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Learning intentions

  • learn how to write a persuasive argument using the PEEL model
  • identify the use of PEEL in debates
  • compose an argument using the PEEL model
  • present their argument and reflect on their learning.


English K-10 Syllabus
  • EN3-1A: communicates effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes using increasingly challenging topics, ideas, issues and language forms and features.
  • EN3-2A: composes, edits and presents well-structured and coherent texts.
  • EN3-5B: discusses how language is used to achieve a widening range of purposes for a widening range of audiences and contexts.
  • EN3-9E: recognises, reflects on and assesses their strengths as a learner.