This is a 10 day persuasive/opinion writing lesson plan appropriate for grades 3-5. The lessons integrate reading and writing and allow students a chance to read persuasive texts prior to writing . In this way students will have a deep understanding of how they are supposed to write persuasively. The activities have been tested in a 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes and each grade level has been engaged and excited with each lesson. After completing the unit, students will have a deep understanding of persuasive writing and the elements of effective persuasive writers. I hope you enjoy!