THANKSGIVING PERSUASIVE WRITING: TURKEY WRITES TO FARMER

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Use this resource to improve your students' persuasive writing with a Thanksgiving twist. Students will adopt the role of a turkey who must write a letter convincing the farmer not to eat him for Thanksgiving dinner.

  

INCLUDED IN YOUR PURCHASE

• A 14 slide Powerpoint presentation introducing the assignment. Also included in the presentation: Tips for writing persuasively (factual vs emotional, counter arguments, formal vs informal) as well as a detailed explanation of the organization of writing with explanations and examples. 

• A prewriting sheet to accompany the information from the Powerpoint. Students complete this before doing the good copy. 

• 2 Good copy sheet for students to use! Looks great on display.

 

WHAT TEACHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS RESOURCE

♥ This is perfect for a quick writing assignment that I know my current group of 7th graders will get carried away with! Thank you for giving me a writing assignment to add in as the trimester comes to a close. Love it! 

♥ This is perfect for a quick writing assignment that I know my current group of 7th graders will get carried away with! Thank you for giving me a writing assignment to add in as the trimester comes to a close. Love it!

♥ Fun writing activity! My students really enjoyed it! 

♥ I like having these seasonal activities at my fingertips.

 

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