Fun Summer Writing Project Plan Teacher's Vacation Prompt

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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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Looking for that memorable end of year project to engage students and keep them working hard? Help your students master the skill of writing a persuasive writing letter to convince their teacher to take a much-needed teacher summer getaway!

End the school year with a bang with this high-engagement persuasive writing project!

This set includes everything you need to introduce, review, and enjoy persuasive writing: anchor charts, modeled writing, guiding questions, graphic organizers, rubric, and much more!

Anchor charts and modeled writing are also included in a PowerPoint presentation so that you can use them to guide your instruction.

This product includes both printable and digital versions with a link for Google Slide version and digital directions.

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These activities will help your students write a persuasive letter based on fact, research, and opinion. This is the perfect project to make sure that your students fully understand persuasive writing before leaving your classroom this year!


⭐️⭐⭐️⭐️⭐️ "This writing activity was a hit with my classes! They enjoyed finding places to "send" me, and their reasons for why I should choose their vacation spot were very persuasive. They really enjoyed adding pictures to their writing. This is definitely an end-of-the-year writing activity that I will use again next year!"


Save time preparing engaging end of year projects your students will love with this easy to implement writing project!

Creativity activity also included to create an eye-catching bulletin board to end the year. {See the preview for a closer look}


✓Digital Directions for Google Classroom

  • Teacher Suggestions and Digital Link
  • Anchor Charts in Color and BW:
    • What is Persuasive Writing? Anchor Chart
    • What are Persuasive Key Words? Anchor Chart (2 levels)
    • Persuasive Writing Organization Anchor Chart
    • How is Persuasive Writing Presented? Anchor Chart
    • How Can Research Support Your Thesis Anchor Chart
    • Who is Your Audience? Anchor Chart
    • What Are Persuasive Writing Tips? Anchor Chart
    • Understanding Friendly Letter Formats

  • Modeled Persuasive Writing Essay and Discussion Questions
  • Student Reference Page
  • Student Project Task Directions
  • Brainstorming and Planning Graphic Organizers
  • 1st Draft Prompt Page
  • Student Editing and Revising Checklist
  • Final Copy Paper and Create a Suitcase Project (print only)
  • Teacher Rubric
  • Postcard Letter Correspondence as the Teacher
  • Bulletin Board Letters and Student Writing Display Options

Recent feedback on this resource:

"This writing unit is perfect for the end of the year! I love all of the posters, sample writing, publishing pages, and links/mentor text ideas that are included!"

"My students love it! The places they planned for my vacation were certainly a highlight of my day. Thank you for putting this together!"

"This saved my end of the year. Very engaging. Students loved researching destinations and trying to figure out what I would like best."

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75 + powerpoint slides and Google Slides
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.


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