Reindeer Wanted! Persuasive Letter Activity
This activity will allow students to practice their persuasive writing skills by recruiting a new reindeer for Santa! This lesson uses the book, Olive, the Other Reindeer by Vivian Walsh and J. Otto Seibold. This book is about a dog that helps Santa complete his mission of delivering presents.
Students will choose an animal and write a persuasive letter to Santa explaining its adaptations that would be beneficial for him on Christmas Eve.
This activity packet includes:
- Teacher's Notes
- 2 Problem/Solution Graphic organizers
- Animal Brainstorming List
- Letter Planning Sheet
- Stationery for final product
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