Students must write a friendly letter to Santa convincing him that they deserve presents under the Christmas tree explaining the reasons they should receive gifts as well as explaining some of their naughty behaviors.
Included in this unit is the following:
PowerPoint with standards and mini-lessons/learning targets
Directions and checklist of expectations
Grabbers (introduction)/Zingers (ending)
Graphic Organizer for persuasive writing
Christmas figurative language
Rough draft template to guide students