A bbc bitesize secondary school revision resource for standard grade english on discursive writing: research, planning, introduction, linking ideas, tone. Discursive essay guide (for nat 5 and higher) bbc bitesize – higher english – hints, tip, notes and guides to close reading, folio writing & some major texts.
A bbc bitesize secondary school revision resource for higher english on the exam: the folio, folio of writing, creative writing, discursive writing. From 2016 onwards all national 5 and higher english portfolios will be the order of the flyleaf, ie broadly creative followed by broadly discursive you must include your word count for each piece of writing and your list of sources bbc bitesize english national 5 bbc bitesize higher english bbc.
Posts about discursive writing written by barry wright i've attached the following exemplar discursive essay that appeared on the bbc bitesize website.
Make sure you look at the bbc bitesize section on writing: jotters, copies of sources you may use in discursive writing, a first copy or draft essay with guidance.
For higher english learn how to begin to write either an argumentative or persuasive essay.