A Research on The Improvement of Persuasive Writing Skill of Sixth Grade Students in Secondary School

BEYRELİ L. , Konuk S.

EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, cilt.43, sa.193, ss.181-215, 2018 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 43 Konu: 193
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.15390/eb.2018.7520
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.181-215


Today's communication possibilities bring along directive communication. Certain groups, institutions, or people can use communication to persuade for their special purposes. When Turkish main language curriculums were examined, even though the persuasive writing takes place at the elementary school level, it does not take place at the secondary school level. Contrary to this situation in Turkey, in the main language curriculums of many countries such as South Korea, China Hong-Kong, Singapore, Canada, Ireland, Australia, and the USA there is a systematic and important place at elementary and secondary school level for persuasive writing. In this research, moving from the lack of this writing skill at secondary school level, an action research process based on the question "How can the persuasive writing skills of 6th-grade students in secondary school be improved in Turkish lesson?" was carried out. For this purpose, a persuasive writing education program was prepared using a process - based writing model. This program was applied 15 weeks (34 class hours) in a class of 18 students and the effect of the program on the students was followed. Research questions are as follows: