Introduce persuasive texts to students using a fictional base.
Discuss the use of words that are strong negative or positive words that can bring about impact on the reader.
Using the proforma, have students pretend they are Yertle.
You will need to write an apology letter to the other turtles in the pond that both explains and apologizes for your bad behavior!
Students are able to use creative reasoning and structure a letter according to traditional letter writing conventions.
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