Persuasive sentence starters

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Use these sentence starters to help children practise making persuasive arguments.

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  1. random guy
    on 29 November 2017

    This is amazing

    I had to do a speech in front of my class and I hadn't even started. The day before the speech I used this website and got an excellent score! This is amazing

    5out of 5
  2. Yasmin
    on 14 May 2017

    yeah.. but

    They are nice, but it's pretty basic. there's no other information about persuasive writing, so it's not useful.

    1out of 5
  3. Sally
    on 10 March 2017


    Uh there really good but they're a bit basic...

  4. melina
    on 31 January 2017


    thank you for helping me

    5out of 5
  5. Rihanna
    on 10 January 2017


    Good! Helped me I passed my test!

  6. Helloooo
    on 14 October 2016

    This was great!

    This was really really helpful

    5out of 5
  7. Susu
    on 11 October 2016

    Persuasive sentence starter


    1out of 5
  8. Justice Mansour
    on 3 October 2016

    English Teacher

    Oh my word NO!! I spend a good part of freshman year drilling into students that statements like "I believe" or "in my opinion" weaken their writing and should NEVER be used. What on earth is "I really feel that" going to add to persuasive writing? 1) State a clear position or claim. 2) Provide specific examples. 3) Explain how those examples prove the claim.

    1out of 5
  9. Site is 5/5
    on 22 July 2016



    5out of 5
  10. Wë ârē thé çhåmpįøñš
    on 18 July 2016

    Love it

    Love it

  11. Nice guy
    on 12 July 2016

    Using them again

    I'm gonna use these sentence starters again. They worked 2 times now and they helped. Hope they put some WOW WORDS but these sentence starters are COOL BANANAS! 100% helpful

  12. Nice guy 2
    on 12 July 2016


    I'm using this sight because it is helping me with my writing

  13. Nice guy
    on 21 June 2016


    I got an A+ because of this site

  14. Nice guy 2
    on 21 June 2016

    It is...................GREAT!

    This website is legend..wait what...DARY!!

  15. Dog
    on 15 June 2016


    Helpful for my persuasive writing in school

    5out of 5
  16. Cat
    on 29 May 2016


    Very helpful tanks

  17. Marcus Dibble (JESUS DIBBLE)
    on 9 May 2016



  18. Missy Phenomena
    on 14 April 2016


    These sentence starters helped e sooooooo much!!!! They are a great way to get good marks for assignments!!!!

    4out of 5
  19. Lynn
    on 5 April 2016


    This is helpful.

    3out of 5
  20. luke saliba
    on 21 March 2016

    pretty good

    That helped me in homework a little bit even no i was not allowed to do this

    3out of 5
  21. Oliver
    on 17 March 2016


    Thank you this has really helped me with homework

    5out of 5
  22. kali morrison
    on 14 March 2016


    this was so helpful on my essay! thanks I'm in fifth grade and were doing a wax museum project and this was so helpful o the essay.

    5out of 5
  23. Bianca
    on 10 March 2016

    Pretty Helpful

    I'm doing a big write tomorrow at school so I'm planning my persuasive text now and though these are farely basic, you can change them slightly to be more powerful and complex. This really helped!

  24. Jasmine
    on 10 March 2016


    It was kinda helpful, but not exactly what I was looking for. Thanks anyway.

    2out of 5
  25. Daisy
    on 8 March 2016

    Not that great

    Sorry but they didn't help me much but these would be good for younger years

  26. shari
    on 28 February 2016


    it was extremely helpful 4 my English assessment task I'm in grade 7 and havnt done persuasive texts since grade 4 I am really thankful for this site!

    1out of 5
  27. zara
    on 3 February 2016

    not that helpful

    my child didn't learn anything from this

  28. Millie
    on 13 January 2016

    The best

    My child learned soooo much from this website thanku

  29. sasha
    on 29 November 2015

    Not too good

    These sentence starters are only good for the introduction. Any ideas for sentence starters for other paragraphs

    2out of 5
  30. Hayley
    on 24 November 2015


    I'm in school and this helped me very well in my English assessment

    5out of 5
  31. Joe
    on 2 November 2015


    This is really helping with my English homework!📝

    Thanks 😀

    5out of 5
  32. Elena P
    on 26 October 2015

    Pretty Great!

    I am in high school and typing up a complex, persuasive essay. We were instructed to use "Persuasive Techniques". These sentence starters truly helped me, my essay is now more clearly a persuasive. These sentence starters are helpful, even in high school. As we go into higher grade levels, we are expected to write more, almost all classes assign essays. It is crucial to know the difference between a narrative, persuasive, and informative essay, its also crucial for your teachers and professors to know the difference in your writing. When using these sentence starters correctly and properly, it makes it clear to anybody who is reading your paper/essay/report/etc. what side you are on and it also makes it increasingly more clear to your teacher/professor that you understood their assignment and what they were looking for.
    ...Just wanted to make it clear that these sentence starters are indeed helpful, even for a student like myself who will be graduating soon.

    5out of 5
  33. JF
    on 6 September 2015

    Pretty Good

    These helped me with my persuasive HW. To make better: more sentence starts and more variations.

    3out of 5
  34. Jaedyn
    on 2 September 2015


    that can come in very handy.. i couldn't think of any good sentence starters for my speech at school until i came to this website... very helpful and thank you.😅

  35. Wayne Kerr
    on 17 August 2015


    yeah few good things in here i used that matched nicely

    4out of 5
  36. Holly
    on 17 August 2015

    Transition Kids from These

    I teach 9th and 10th grade. My students have used these sentence openers all through elementary and middle school, and then I have to spend two years breaking them of it. It's time to retire these.

  37. Autunm Wage
    on 23 June 2015

    Martin Luther king

    I loved it

    5out of 5
  38. hamza
    on 10 June 2015


    I used this sentance starters for a impotant letter

  39. tasha
    on 21 May 2015

    i believe that

    i think it is good

    1out of 5
  40. leiarna
    on 21 May 2015


    This website is great especial that I can do some teaching away from school and my son will always be learning at & away from school

  41. Jamie
    on 5 May 2015


    Lovin' it!

    5out of 5
  42. Anna
    on 4 May 2015


    This was Very HELPFUL :)

  43. GV
    on 29 April 2015


    Helped me with my w
    Exams perfect

    5out of 5
  44. D'Jhartagnan
    on 28 April 2015


    Thank this has been a big help. Caitlin is wrong i am 12 years old and these are strong starters.

    5out of 5
  45. Sameer
    on 27 April 2015

    very handy

    It was very helpful to me. Thanks a lot!

    5out of 5
  46. caitlin
    on 15 April 2015


    that was horrible my child wont learn anything from that what about strong emotive words

  47. sofia H-F
    on 31 March 2015

    thanks so much

    thanks sooo much, my teacher had no idea i could do sentence openers. but thanks to you i can!!!!!i got full marks!!

  48. Saurabh Kumar 11yr old
    on 27 March 2015


    It really helped me on my essay thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  49. Pablo
    on 12 March 2015


    You can use things like:
    Istrongly believe that,I suport, only a fool will think...
    This can hlp you liked they helped me!

    5out of 5
  50. Waddo
    on 12 March 2015

    Very useful and great

    Very useful and it helped me a lot Thx :)

    5out of 5
  51. jerey
    on 4 March 2015

    thank you

    Thank U so much

    5out of 5
  52. zamzam
    on 3 March 2015


    this are awesome sentences starters no wonder people never use to help them
    I my opinion these are the best sentences starters ever.

    Yeah LOVE IT

    5out of 5
  53. abbi <3
    on 6 February 2015

    it was ok ...

    this was really good!
    I'm afraid that I do think it could be improved, by adding more to the webstite...
    sorry. :(
    but I loved what was on :)

    4out of 5
  54. Somaya
    on 4 February 2015

    How You Helped Me To Get L6

    in school we rote perversive letters i used all of the sentence openers you had and i got a level 6 so thank you very much i really apricate it .

    5out of 5
  55. louise
    on 25 January 2015


    yay I got a level 4a in my writing today because I used these sentence openers thank you so much

    best day of my life !!

    5out of 5
  56. Ave Maria Cross
    on 9 December 2014

    Great examples!

    Bingo! These are the greatest sentence starters and I plan to use them as a teaching artist in the very near future. Thanks so much.

    5out of 5
  57. hannah smith
    on 4 December 2014

    how to train your dragon

    I liked it because when toothless licked hiccup I thought it was fun.some of the names are funny too.

    5out of 5
  58. chinx anis
    on 30 November 2014

    why i think this is useful

    i think this is useful because it helps me do my homework and it is a good way of cheating if you are doing an assessment at home and also my whole family uses it

    5out of 5
  59. Max
    on 7 November 2014

    Thank you

    this is a good website for young politicians

    5out of 5
  60. Winter
    on 24 September 2014

    Very Useful Sentence Starters

    I think this website is very useful for young children who are just starting to learn how to write persuasive writing formats.

    5out of 5
  61. evalina
    on 6 August 2014


    I think these are REALLY useful for when you can't really think of a way to start an exposition or whatever I'm fairly good at writing expositions but I always use these just to get an idea of how to start my exposition I really do hope I finish my homework today ha-ha [I will] I loved it 5 stars

  62. Leanne Johnson
    on 20 July 2014

    Persuasive sentence starters

    A great resource for a year 2 persuasive writing units- definitely using these!!!

  63. ♥ Anastassija ♥
    on 1 June 2014


    Helped me in my homework.

  64. MONKEYPIG girl
    on 28 May 2014



    1out of 5
  65. yash
    on 22 May 2014

    3 little pigs

    it is a very good storyto readand a brillent morel to the story

  66. Elle
    on 11 May 2014

    sentence startes

    I truly believe
    I strongly believe
    you should agree that
    in a strong and truthful truth
    everybody should believe that

  67. Dj
    on 27 April 2014

    Thank u sooooooo much

    This is a awesome web for you to do your homework luv this web got the best grades in my class thnx :-):-D!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  68. coen rankmore
    on 25 April 2014


    helped me a lot thx

    5out of 5
  69. kaitlin crouch
    on 25 March 2014

    Sentence starters review

    These sentence starters are so AMAZINGLY GREAT!!! I used them on my homework
    task that going to school should be voluntary.Fingers crossed that I get good marks!

    5out of 5
  70. Jessica
    on 23 February 2014

    Loved it

    Love the super sentence starters. It will definitely help me with my homework. Hopefully my teacher gives me good marks for these wonderful sentence starters.

  71. ???
    on 30 January 2014


    good that's all I have to say

  72. maz
    on 11 December 2013

    you could add more

    i think you should add a variety of sentence starters.
    More for the older students such as for GCSE

  73. abdulahi
    on 8 December 2013


    thankyou helped a lot yeah !!!

    1out of 5
  74. maz
    on 4 December 2013

    sentence starters

    I think that this page should have more sentence starters for a GCSE student.
    Moreover for each subject
    >so starters for an article
    >starters for GCSE papers
    over all the sentence starters were in great use for my foundation papers
    thanx Mrs bieber

  75. lucy
    on 27 November 2013

    love it like i love u

    Thank you extremely much. I loved every 1 of the openers. Lets now hope my teacher gives me full marks!

  76. Milan
    on 6 November 2013

    Really useful

    Thank you extremely much!! I loved every 1 of the openers!! Lets now hope my teacher gives me full marks!h

    Thanks Milan 10 yrs

  77. someone
    on 17 October 2013


    This is amazing it helped me with my homework....

  78. Stella
    on 8 October 2013


    I am very proud because I need help with my homework and this had CLEARLY helped me! Ty=thank you:)

  79. Amber
    on 6 September 2013

    School Election

    Thanks, I'm running for a school election and found this very supportive.

  80. AMNA
    on 26 May 2013


    My teacher gave me 50 MERITS ! for using those sentence starters.

  81. Mary Johnson
    on 19 May 2013

    sentence starters

    thank you so much this has helped me in my homework and SATS

  82. sahan
    on 22 April 2013


    thanks to whoever made this cuz I got an A+ in my exam thanks to you guys.


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