Wait, Wait! Don't Shoot! A Persuasive Writing Thanksgiving Activity!

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
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24 pages
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Teach Persuasive Writing with this fun activity where the students act like they are the turkey and they try to persuade the farmer not to eat them for Thanksgiving Dinner!

Your students will be engaged in the writing process with a variety of whole class, partner and small group activities that help them formulate their stance, come up with reasons and alternatives and review persuasive language as well as personal pronouns.

Common Core Aligned! ELACC4W1a-d

This set includes:
- 1 Writing Prompt
2 one-sided Flow Charts that focus on Cause and Effect and point of View
2 circle charts to helps jump start the writing process- great for whole group or small group
1 t-chart to help students combine sentences with a reason and an explanation
1 flee map to help the students draft their ideas independently in an organized way
2 circle charts that review persuasive language and personal pronouns
2 Thanksgiving Pages for the students to write their final draft on for publishing- great for the bulletin board!
Thanksgiving Bunting to add to your bulletin board

Help your kids practice the Art of Persuasion all year! Check out these other festive activities:
Persuasive Peeps
Not my Gumdrop Buttons {A persuasive writing}

Total Pages
24 pages
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