Persuasive Writing Journal Prompts

Persuasive Writing Journal Prompts
Persuasive Writing Journal Prompts
Persuasive Writing Journal Promptsplay
Persuasive Writing Journal Prompts
Persuasive Writing Journal Prompts
Persuasive Writing Journal Prompts
Persuasive Writing Journal Prompts
Persuasive Writing Journal Prompts
Persuasive Writing Journal Prompts
Persuasive Writing Journal Prompts
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These printable writing journal with 4 writing prompts helps students create a multi-paragraph persuasive essay that includes an introduction, body, and conclusion. Students will create focused paragraphs with relevant details within a short period of time! Most students can complete an essay in a week.

What's included?

Four prompts to encourage description on the follow topics: more recess time, a pet just for me, the best genre, next year, and a plan your own template.

Each prompt includes 5 days of guided writing.

Day 1: Plan the opinion and three reasons why

Day 2: Body paragraph for reason one

Day 3: Body paragraph for reason two

Day 4: Body paragraph for reason three

Day 5: Final draft with introduction and conclusion tips

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This product has 4 different prompts that require persuasive writing. These prompts contain guiding questions to help students compose a paragraph. The pages come in black & white or color.

Prompts include:

  • Extra Recess Time: Write a letter to the principal convincing him/her that students are your school need more recess time!
  • A Pet for Me: Write a persuasive speech to your parents about why you deserve a pet.
  • The Best Genre: Write an essay to convince your friends that your favorite reading genre is the best.
  • New Year: Write a persuasive letter to the grade-level below you that your grade level is the best in the school.

There is also a PowerPoint included to teach students the basics of persuasive writing before they begin this journal. You will need to do additional lessons to support your students’ understanding throughout the unit.



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Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Total Pages
73 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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