See the entire opinion/persuasive essay guide by downloading the preview. Are you looking for a new engaging way to get students excited about essay writing? Exploring super powers intrigues even the most reluctant writer.
"Many forms of fictional characters have superhuman, supernatural (beyond scientific understanding), or paranormal (psychic) abilities. These abilities are often referred to as super powers. Super powers are especially important in the fictional universes of comic book stories, movies, and video games. Explore mentor texts or materials – stories with a superhero as the main character."
"As a result of your superior genius and incredible character, you have been awarded one super power. What super power will you choose? This will not be an easy decision. Perhaps, writing an essay will help."
This item includes:
A quote for display and discussion.
"What Is A Persuasive Essay?" anchor chart.
A cover for student materials.
Brainstorming a list of super powers.
Directions for writing a thesis statement, three supporting reasons and a concluding paragraph.
A draft essay checklist.
Directions for publishing the essay.
An essay cover page.
This item is aligned to the common core and easily allows for differentiation.
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