Develop your students’ persuasive writing and create master debaters.

How to use these writing prompts

These writing prompts follow the Seven Steps methodology of breaking down writing into Seven simple Steps and are a great way to get students’ creative juices flowing.

Use them daily or weekly to build students’ confidence in their persuasive writing and as a fun way to practise one Step at a time.

By focusing on specific skills of writing, students rapidly practise and develop each skill, ultimately building on each one to write powerful whole texts.

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Explore more classroom resources and make persuasive writing fun with the Seven Steps!

Writing samples and exemplars

Discover the difference Seven Steps can make with these student writing samples. We also have ‘real world’ exemplars – discover how professional authors use the Seven Steps in narrative texts.

Lesson plans and activities

Explore ready-made resources and discover how to teach the key concepts behind each Step.