As an introduction to our persuasive writing and debate unit, I thought we might read some examples of persuasive writing or, as they're called in journalism- editorials. For this "response-as- commentary activity," read the editorial Year-Round School? My Kids Love It. Yours Will, Too and respond to the following questions by adding comments. You won't see comments posted by your peers until everyone has answered. After you have written your responses, answer the survey.