Persuasive Writing with Mentor Texts: The Day the Crayons Quit

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This persuasive writing unit (with Common Core standards) focuses on text features, mentor texts and graphic organizers to connect writing skills with texts. A perfect addition to your Author Study! Using a popular new picture book (The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers), this unit targets persuasive writing. Geared toward 2nd and 3rd graders, your students will LOVE this book! (18 pages)

Contains:
- Anchor Chart: Persuasive Writing (pg. 3)
- Anchor Chart: Set a Purpose for Writing (pg. 4)
- Anchor Chart: Who is your Audience? (pg. 5)
- Convince Someone: Idea Prompts List (pg. 6)
- Plan Your Persuasive Letter- Thought Organizer (pg. 7)
- I Want To Convince You- Graphic Organizer (pg. 8)
- Persuasive Letter Idea Web (pg. 9)
- Power Adjectives (Poster) (pg. 10)
- Four Square Graphic Organizer (with Linking Words) (pg. 11)
- Four Square Graphic Organizer- Blank (pg. 12)
- Graphic Organizer (Crayon Theme) (pg. 13)
- Letter Writing Word Bank (pg. 14)
- Linking(Transition) Words for Writing (pg. 15)
- Parts of a Letter (pg. 16)
- Parts of a Letter
- Blank (pg. 17)
- Life is About Using the Whole Box Of Crayons Poster (pg. 18)

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First Grade:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure

Second Grade:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.1 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

Third Grade:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.◦
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1a Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.◦
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1b Provide reasons that support the opinion.◦
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1c Use linking words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for example) to connect opinion and reasons.◦
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1d Provide a concluding statement or section

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Persuasive Writing with Mentor Texts: The Day the Crayons Quit
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Persuasive Writing with Mentor Texts: The Day the Crayons Quit
Persuasive Writing with Mentor Texts: The Day the Crayons Quit
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