This writing unit is give students four different persuasive essay prompts to choose from. The topic choices involve celebrities as role models, the influence of reality television, the salaries of profession athletes, or the impact of media. This document first includes a two-page topic proposal and prewriting worksheet. This worksheet allows the teacher to approve the student's chosen topic and ensure that student has clear ideas in order to develop a full essay on the chosen topic. The document also includes a three-page outline (student will outline their thesis, body, and conclusion of the essay), a three-page peer review form, and a one-page grading rubric for the final copy of the essay.