We found 68 resources with the concept persuasive letters
Do Not Try to Kid a Kidder: The Art of Persuasion
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe power to convince others of your argument lies in your knowledge of rhetoric! A thorough packet covers the basics of persuasion, including logical appeals and fallacies, and applies strategies to letters to the editor,...
Thomas Jefferson's Library: Making the Case for a National Library
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The United States Library of Congress, the largest library in the world. But such was not always the case. The library was destroyed during the War of 1812. In a persuasive letter to Samuel H. Smith, Thomas Jefferson offered to sell his...
W.6.1 - Persuasive Writing: 6th Grade ELA Common Core
6th CCSS: Adaptable
Gathered here is an assortment of resources that are aligned with the W.6.1 Common Core standard on persuasive writing. From introductory assignments to walkthrough videos to entire units, this collection has enough to get you started and more. Persuaded yet?
W.8.1 - Persuasive Writing: 8th Grade ELA Common Core
8th CCSS: Adaptable
Trying to address grade eight's English language arts Common Core writing standard W.8.1—argumentative writing? Browse this collection for lesson plans that will have students writing persuasive essays on a variety of topics, as well as videos and examples that show how they can make their writing more effective.
Constructing Text-Based Arguments About Social Issues
8th CCSS: Designed
Eighth graders take a stand on a variety of controversial topics with a lesson on argumentative writing. As they view an informative presentation and work with collaborative groups, they decide which side of each argument they want to...
Letter Writing to Politicians on Environmental Issues
8th - 12th
Let your voices be heard! Pupils research local and national environmental concerns using the Internet. Class members determine an issue they deem important and draft a letter to a local politician expressing their concern about the...
Creating Awareness through Action Oriented Writing and Research
8th CCSS: Designed
Middle schoolers aren't too young to feel strongly about politics, social issues, consumer rights, or environmental problems. Demonstrate the first steps toward social change with a project about action-oriented writing. Eighth graders...
Dear Librarian: Writing a Persuasive Letter
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Everyone deserves to read a great book! Here, pupils write a persuasive letter to the school's librarian detailing their favorite story and why it should be found on the shelves. Class members' persuasive reading passages are shared with...
Abigail Adams: Persuading Her Husband
9th - 11th CCSS: Designed
After reading a brief excerpt from a letter written by Abigail Adams to her husband and future president of the United States, John Adams, your young historians will practice their reading comprehension skills and identify what Abigail...