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Charlotte's Web Persuasive Letter

Students write a letter to convince Mr. Arable about what he should do with Wilbur.
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Objective:

  • After reading Charlotte's Web, students will write a persuasive letter to Mr. Arable on the subject of killing Wilbur.

Materials:

Procedure:

  1. Students use the Persuasive Letter Graphic Organizer to compose a letter to Mr. Arable.
  2. Students start by writing a statement that reflects their point of view. (Example: "Wilbur's life should be spared.")
  3. Students then brainstorm some facts, reasons, and examples to back up their argument.
  4. Students write a rough draft of their persuasive letter, which includes their argument and supporting details. Remind the students to start their letter with a captivating first paragraph, and end with a summary of their argument and reasons.
  5. After the editing process, students will complete a final draft.

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