Since there is a hurricane coming our way, I thought I would try to get one more post in before we lose our power. Maybe we will get lucky and the power will stay on...one can only hope! I hope that everyone in the path of the hurricane stays safe!
Don't Pick me! Persuasive Writing Activity
- Review what's important when writing to persuade someone.
- Discuss as a class all the reasons why someone would not pick a turkey for thanksgiving dinner (it's too skinny, it's stinky (kids love that one), it has too many feathers, it's old, it's young, it's wrinkly, it's rough or tough, etc.)
- Give each student 1 web to brainstorm their ideas why people shouldn't pick their turkey.
- Give each student 1 writing paper. Students should write to persuade people not to pick their turkey for Thanksgiving dinner.
Here's what the web looks like:
Here's what the writing paper looks like:
Click the links below to download the files. After the file opens, go to File, Download (or CTRL + S).