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writing to argue - exam style questions
Some typical exam type questions for 'writing to argue' ...
WRITING TO ARGUE EXAM QUESTIONS
Aim to write about 500 words minimum
1. The world would be a happier and better place if cars / tobacco / television / computers, etc. (you choose a topic) had never existed. Write the text of a speech to your year group in which you argue either for or against this proposition.
5. Write a letter to the 'Letter's Page' of your local newspaper in which you argue that your local council do not provide enough leisure and sport facilities for teenagers in your area.
6. The disciplining of children by smacking is often in the news. Write an article for your school magazine arguing for or against smacking by parents.