Use the persuasion map tool to plan your persuasive essay:
You are in the planning phase of your persuasive essay writing. Use the links below to research your ideas and find inspiration. What do you care about? What do you think is important? What could you write about with passion?
Today, we're going to begin writing book reviews for our historical fiction novels. But first, let's study some book review samples and figure out what should be included in a good book review. Read these reviews with your group or partner, and create a list in your reader's journal of what you notice. What do they all have in common?
The Call of the Wild
Danny, Champion of the World
Dear Mr. Henshaw
The Diary of Anne Frank
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
A Dog's Life
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Out of My Mind