Persuasive Writing: Improve My School Unit

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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37 pages
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Persuasive writing project that's motivating for students! Students will come up with their own idea for how to improve their school and develop a strong persuasive writing essay about it. Everything you will need is in this unit, including graphic organizers, peer editing worksheet, writing checklists, and more!


  • Unit Plan p. 5-6
  • Brainstorming/Organizer p. 7-10
  • Peer Editing Printable p. 11
  • Writing Checklist p. 12
  • Final Draft Story Printables p. 13-16
  • Rubric p. 17
  • Class Sharing “Jury” Decision p. 18
  • Editing Sign Up Sheets p. 19-21
  • Stages of Writing Chart (color and b&w) p. 22-33
  • Extra Activities p. 34-37

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Total Pages
37 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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