Christmas Persuasive Writing Holiday Assignment - Save the Gingerbread Man

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Christmas Persuasive Writing Holiday Assignment - Save the Gingerbread Man : Use this creative holiday activity to improve your students' persuasive writing with a Christmas twist. Students will adopt the role of a gingerbread man and write a letter convincing someone not to eat him after Christmas dinner! The lesson includes a detailed procedure for writing a persuasive letter, with examples. Students will enjoy the holiday theme of this assignment, and their arguments are always so funny to read.

Included In This Christmas Persuasive Writing Assignment:

➡️ Teacher Presentation: This 15-slide PowerPoint presentation will guide you through every element of the lesson and assignment. The presentation includes tips for writing persuasively (factual vs emotional, counter arguments, formal vs informal writing) as well as a detailed explanation of the organization of writing with explanations and examples.

➡️ Gingerbread Man Pre-Writing Graphic Organizer: Use this pre-writing graphic organizer to help students plan their persuasive arguments to save the gingerbread cookie. Students complete this to prepare for writing their good copy.

➡️ Gingerbread Man Good Copy Pages: Included are two good copy sheets for students to use to write their final persuasive letter! This looks great on display in your classroom.

What Teachers Are Saying About This Christmas Persuasive Writing Assignment:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This was a fun and engaging way to review letter writing in the days right before the holiday when students tend to be a little checked out. Such creative and funny results!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This is Christmas persuasive writing is a fun way to cover letter writing with my students. We also were able to extend it as a business letter by revising them into that format.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Exactly what I needed to engage my pupils during the days leading up to the festive season. Absolutely wonderful resource!

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