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66 resources with the concept persuasive letters

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Grade 10, ELA, Module 2, Unit 1

For Teachers 10th Standards
Words matter. In a 20-lesson unit, writers use words to stir emotions and bring out feelings. Sophomores examine the words and the rhetorical devices Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. uses to develop his purpose and claim in his powerful...
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W.6.1 - Persuasive Writing: 6th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 6th Standards
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...
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W.8.1 - Persuasive Writing: 8th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 8th Standards
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...
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Creating Awareness through Action Oriented Writing and Research

For Teachers 8th Standards
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...
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Phonics Teachers Resource Book

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Looking to improve your classes literacy program? Then look no further. This comprehensive collection of resources includes worksheets and activities covering everything from r-controlled vowels and consonant digraphs, to the different...
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Do Not Try to Kid a Kidder: The Art of Persuasion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The 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,...
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What Letter Will You Write?

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
After reading "The Pied Piper of Hamelin," scholars discuss the emotions the events provoked in its characters. In pairs, writers compose a letter depending on the topic and style of their choice then reply to their own or a peer's...
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How Could They Be so Wrong?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
If it's on the Internet, it must be true ... right? Introduce young Internet explorers to the importance of fact-checking through a fun web-based activity. Pairs work together to read and analyze biographies about world explorers, then...
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Thomas Jefferson's Library: Making the Case for a National Library

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Voicing Your Opinion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To conclude a unit study designed to help class members develop the skills they need to become informed voters, class members select a current community issue and voice their views either by attending a local meeting or crafting an...
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Constructing Text-Based Arguments About Social Issues

For Teachers 8th Standards
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...
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Opinion Argument Writing Packet

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
You won't need much persuading to use an argumentative writing packet in your language arts class! With helpful reference pages, guided practice through the writing process, examples of opinion and argument writing, and a thorough...
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Primary Source Letters

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Learners analyze three primary source letters from 1939, each detailing the use of tobacco stringing. After thorough investigation, pupils take part in a grand conversation about the letters' purpose, accuracy, and relevance to the...
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Dear Librarian: Writing a Persuasive Letter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
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...
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Writing a Persuasive Letter

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Have you ever tried to convince someone to do something? Learn how to write an effective and well-organized persuasive letter with a lesson focused on the complete writing process.
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Letter of Complaint

For Students 4th Standards
If you've ever received bad service or disagreed with a company's decision, writing a letter of complaint might be a good skill to have. Review the format of a letter, author's purpose, and other aspects of persuasive writing with an...
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Making a Difference

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
After learning about the effects of water pollution, your class will discuss ways to make people in their community aware of the importance of water conservation. Then, your young environmentalists will write a letter to the local...
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I Want... Persuasive Writing Sheet

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Prepare your pupils to write a persuasive letter or paragraph. On this graphic organizer, individuals list three reasons they should get a certain item and sandwich these between introductory and concluding sentences.
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Parrot in the Oven: Letter to a Character

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Readers of Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida place themselves in the story and craft a persuasive letter to a character in Victor Martinez's National Book Award-winning novel.
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Opinion Writing

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
It's no secret that children can be very opinionated, but rather than fight against this natural tendency, embrace it with this primary grade writing project. After a shared reading of a children's book about persuasion, young learners...
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Abigail Adams: Persuading Her Husband

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
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...
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Dear Principal: Please More Recess!

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Want to really tap into your pupils' persuasive instincts? Here is a writing prompt that is sure to get your youngsters' pens scribbling furiously. After all, who doesn't want more recess?
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Business Writing Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils gain valuable career readiness skills as they learn to compose professional resumes and formal letters, as well as begin to develop a professional business vocabulary, in this nine-lesson unit.
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Powers of Persuasion

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Did you know that clothing and textiles can be recycled, just like glass, paper, aluminum, and plastic? Pupils are introduced to textile recycling and design persuasive posters or letters that raise awareness about this unique type of...