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Persuasive Letter - with Dear Mr. Blueberry

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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105 pages
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I use this writing activity as part of my persuasive and letter writing units of study. After reading the book Dear Mr. Blueberry students receive letters from "Jane" writing to them as if they are her teacher "Mr. or Mrs. Raspberry". She tells them of the animal she found in her backyard during winter vacation. Their job is to write back to Jane and convince her that the animal could not be in her backyard using facts and persuasive language.

Included in this product you will everything you need to launch, teach and display their persuasive letter writing, including:

*suggested lesson plans/photos/samples

*headings for co-created anchor charts

*posters for anchor charts

*persuasive words and sentence starter anchor chart

*a sample letter to use for whole group lesson (jellyfish)

*a fact sheet to use for whole group lesson (jellyfish)

*a sample 2nd letter that responds to first letter for whole group lesson (jellyfish)

*7 different letters based on the following animals: dolphin, shark, octopus, giraffe, lion, chimpanzee and kangaroo (two copies of each letter, one with Mr. one with Mrs.)

*7 animal fact sheets

*7 additional animal letters if you choose to have students write two letters.

*letter writing planning pages

*final draft writing pages

*extension writing pages

*student checklist

*teacher assessment page

*bulletin board letters, picture and label

This product is also available in a bundle:

Persuasive Letter Writing Bundle

***updated with 2015 in the date - if you want a copy with date removed please email me with your TPT username and I will send you a copy amgooding@rogers.com***

Keywords: persuasive, persuasive letter writing, letter writing, Dear Mr. Blueberry, writing project, writing unit, persuasive unit, animal writing, animal research

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