Convince readers that common pests are beneficial to humans! Students will select one of 21 common pests. Each pest has 1-2 pages of information provided, but you can have students conduct their own research, as well. Students have the important job of writing a persuasive essay, convincing the reader that their common pest is actually helpful to human beings.
All posters and handouts include two version: one with a border and one without a border.
-Posters of common pests
-Posters of steps in persuasive writing essays
-15 informational passages about 15 common pests
-persuasive writing rubric
-writing paper with evidence statements
-writing paper with a persuasive essay checklist
-writing paper with a self-reflection checklist
-blank writing paper
-persuasive letter writing paper
-9 different persuasive writing graphic organizers
- note taking paper