Fidget Spinners have exploding in classrooms all over. Students love them, and teachers have mixed feelings about them. Engage your students in a persuasive writing activity that allows them to make their case to allow, or not allow, fidget spinners to be used in class.
Included in this set:
The Persuasive Writing prompt: Where the students are asked to argue in defense of having and using the Fidget Spinners at school
2 Circle Mind Maps: to help jump start their prewriting
2 One sided Flow Mind Maps: to help students generate convincing arguments
2 completed circle maps for hesitant writers or to help differentiate instruction: persuasive transitions word bank, and some possible arguments appropriate for this prompt.
A Reason and Explanation T-chart: great to use as a mini lesson, reference tool or to model to hesitant writers
A hook mini poster: a great reference tool for their interactive notebooks and a fun mini lesson with appropriate hook examples that correspond with this prompt
A Flee map: for drafting process
Student Self Editing Checklist: for the revision process
2 Final Draft Writing Papers: for the final draft
1 design your own fidget spinner art activity