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A Christmas Carol Persuasive Essay — Persuasive Writing Lesson


After reading A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, have your students write a persuasive essay based on the prompt provided. This resource includes a short lesson on persuasive writing, the essay prompt, essay rubric, and brainstorming graphic organizer (persuasion map)!

The writing rubric focuses on: content, style, conventions, focus, organization, and format.

The graphic organizer is designed to match the prompt and will guide students to write a cohesive five paragraph essay. The persuasion map is ready-to-print (PDF).

Included in this product you will get a printable copy of the prompt/rubric (PDF) as well as a copy that is editable for teachers (Word Document) that way teachers can adjust the point values, expectations, etc.

The Persuasive Writing Lesson is in Powerpoint format. This lesson will teach students about what is included in persuasive writing and how to organizer their ideas, including a thesis statement.

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