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Writing Skills
Learning Activity 5

Three handouts

5-1: Persuasive Writing

Learners write a persuasive paragraph about climate change. They follow the instructions on the handout.

5-2: Letter to Your MP

Learners write a letter to their MP about climate change. Canada is the third largest producer of green house gasses per capita behind the United States and Australia. First find out who the MP is and then ask learners to write a letter about how they feel about climate change. Helpful hints about writing a letter are on the handout.

5-3: Poetry

Learners write a poem about climate change. They read the poem on the handout and then write one themselves. Ask them to share their poems with their classmates.