Persuasive Writing: Save Tater the Turkey!

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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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Are you looking for a fun way to actively engage students in their own learning? This is a great way to disguise a persuasive writing activity behind the fun! Your students will have to help Tater the turkey save himself from being served as part of Farmer Clarkson’s Thanksgiving dinner.

This activity is ready for you to use. You can project the different organizers onto a digital whiteboard, copy the packet for individual seat work, or send it home to be a fun family activity.

A quick way to incorporate a bit of math into the activity will be to create a classroom graph of the different turkey alternatives your students come up with. Tofu, anyone? BwaHaHaHa!!

So, here’s to Happy Kids, Happy Teaching, and Happy Thanksgiving!


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  • Cover page
  • Writing Prompt
  • Writing Assignment
  • Brainstorming Organizer
  • Persuasive Graphic Organizer
  • Writing Paper
  • Self-Check Accountability Chart
  • Credit page
  • Terms of Use


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