Persuasive Letter Writing with The Day the Crayons Quit

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1st - 4th
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Great resource for persuasive writing, students loved reading the book and picking a crayon to try and convince to come back. Lots of fun
My class loved, loved, loved this activity. They are STILL talking about it. I had an absent student on the day of this activity and he keeps hoping they will "quit" again.
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Want to work on persuasive writing with a fun project? This goes with the story The Day the Crayons Quit by Oliver Jeffers. In this unit you can read the story and do reflection questions. Then, have the students write as if they were a crayon asking Duncan for something. You will get hilarious and well thought out ideas, I promise!!

In this unit:

1.Discussion questions to go with the book

2.Writing Anchor Charts

3.How to Persuade Interactive Lesson

4.The Full Writing Process

5.Lesson to Teach Introduction and Closing Sentences


7.FULL Lesson Plans

What others are saying?!

Buyer-Very up to date with the CCSS. I appreciate the anchor charts as well as the rubric. Very complete packet. Thank you!

Buyer- Our students love this book and enjoyed thoroughly engaging with the material! Recommended :)

Bryn- Great activities to go along with the book! Thanks for sharing!

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