“Harry Highpants” by Tony Wilson is a great text for exploring persuasive writing. The ICT skill of blogging is also a feature of this lesson. Teachers asked ‘how do I start planning a lesson involving literature and technology” so I wrote down my process – see “Blogging with Harry Highpants” link below.
Use “The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of Riley” by Colin Thompson as a stimulus for persuasive writing and blogging.
Read about the lesson here: Blogging with Riley
Use an online organiser from “Read Write Think” with the picture book “Click Clack Moo” to explore persuasive writing . This activity also allows for blogging opportunities.