Save a Turkey! Persuasive Writing Project Fun

It’s Thanksgiving and turkeys everywhere are desperately hoping not to land on a Thanksgiving dinner table! This all inclusive, fully scaffolded writing project harnesses the fun of Thanksgiving and turns it into a persuasive writing piece. In this packet you will find everything you need for a fun and successful project: full student instructions, graphic organizers, an editing checklist complete with a list of the most commonly misspelled words, a scoring rubric tied to the Common Core State Standards, and thematic paper to use for publishing. Best of all, this highly scaffolded project insures success for all and is perfect for substitute teachers!