Want a creative way to get your students to write an opinion/persuasive piece?? Why not write a letter trying to save a turkey for this Thanksgiving?! In this activity your students will try to save Tom the Turkey through a persuasive letter written to Farmer Don. The activity includes a prompt and planning sheet where students can develop their reasons. There are three different types of writing paper included for students to write the final copy of their letter on. Practice letter writing skills, grammar skills, and help students learn to form their own opinions with reasons all through this quick writing project!