This easy, no-prep, PowerPoint is a ready-to-go introductory lesson on persuasive writing.
In this lesson, students will generate topic ideas for their essays, develop reasons, and select their favorite topic and 3 strongest reasons to pursue during the unit.
It is appropriate for grades 3-5 and will take about 10 minutes to teach.
The PowerPoint is editable so you can adjust it to the needs of your students.
Also, check out the follow-up to this lesson: How To Write A Thesis Statement