Teach Persuasive Language using Videos

Cool Australia
Educating for a Sustainable future
Teach primary students how to understand and create persuasive language texts by using an interesting range of videos.
Target Audience
Primary Teachers
3 reviews

Learning Areas

General Description

This course will help you teach primary students how to understand and use persuasive language. You will explore how to use videos and documentaries to assist students with identifying how texts are trying to influence their audience.

You’ll learn:
- How to use videos to teach persuasive language and texts.
- How to explore a ‘big issue’ that will make learning English meaningful to Year 3-6 students.
- How to use a range of rhetorical devices, including pathos, ethos and logos.
- How to access free lesson plans and student worksheets.


Primary Teachers

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Access - This course is available 24/7. Begin the course when it suits you. After completing the course you will still have ongoing access to review content.

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Teaching Standards

2.5.2 Proficient Level – Literacy and numeracy strategies
3.3.2 Proficient Level – Use teaching strategies
3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you


Completing this course will contribute 2 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 2.5.2, 3.3.2 & 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

This course contributes to 2.0 professional development hours.


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5 minutes

Get started with your online professional development.

English Curriculum

35 minutes

Explore where persuasive texts sit in the primary curriculum

Persuasive Language

35 minutes

Learn three rhetorical devices and them in action in videos.

Your Teaching

35 minutes

Download lesson plans and hear from other teachers.


10 minutes

Reflect on your course learning and next steps.

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Teach Persuasive Language using Videos - Cool Australia


Teach Persuasive Language using Videos - Cool Australia

High quality

Teach Persuasive Language using Videos - Cool Australia

High quality videos and activities to work through that I found very enjoyable. This is very relevant to teaching about persuasive texts, and I will strive to include knowledge I have learnt from this course in my future teaching.

About the team

Cool Australia


Cool Australia is an award winning not-for-profit dedicated to supporting educators with tools to foster ‘learning for life’. We help integrate topics around sustainability, ethics, economics and wellbeing across the curriculum. This enables teachers of all age groups and disciplines to engage young Aussies in real-life learning whilst achieving Australian Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework outcomes. Our accredited professional development is designed to build your confidence, understanding and expertise. You will learn through a mixture of practical and thinking activities as well as hearing the stories of others. Plus you will access a range of teaching tools that can you can use straight away in your teaching.