GET YOUR STUDENTS EXCITED ABOUT PERSUASIVE WRITING!
Make learning fun with this persuasive writing activity students love! Students will choose to support the use of fidget spinners at school or advocate against their use.
Includes over 20 pages of graphic organizers, rough draft planning pages, and MORE!!
A passage about fidget spinners is included to provide students with background knowledge about the fidget spinner controversy. The passage includes vocabulary words helpful for students to know as they plan and write their persuasive pieces
This activity is a great student motivator and would be perfect as an end of the year writing activity!
-Passage with Background Information on Fidget Spinners
-Persuasive Writing Anchor Chart
-Pros and Cons Graphic Organizer
-Graphic Organizers to Plan Each Paragraph
-Rough Draft and Final Draft Writing Pages
You do not need fidget spinners to complete this activity.
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ALIGNED TO COMMON CORE WRITING STANDARDS:
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.
Provide reasons that support the opinion.
Use linking words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for example) to connect opinion and reasons.
Provide a concluding statement or section.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer's purpose.
Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.
Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition).
Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.
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