A fun persuasive writing piece for Thanksgiving. Have your students write as the turkey and why a person should eat an alternative food than the turkey. Start with reading "Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving" by Dav Pilkey, a very cute story and in the end the turkeys are guest at Thanksgiving. After your students finish their writing invite parents in for a non-turkey celebration and let them present their writing pieces. This product includes: a writing template, a math bar graph, and ideas for the non-turkey feast.