Persuasive Writing

Use these worksheets to supplement your persuasive writing unit. Includes a variety of worksheets and writing prompts for students.

Persuasive Writing Topics
Write a persuasive essay to show that you agree or disagree with the following statement: Keeping a wild animal in a zoo is inhumane.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Do you believe students should wear uniforms to school? Write a persuasive essay in favor or against uniforms.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Should cell phones be banned in schools? Students express their reasons for and against having smart phones in the classroom.
3rd through 5th Grades
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According to Facebook's terms of service, you need to be at least 13 years-old to have a Facebook account. Do you think this is a fair rule?
3rd through 5th Grades
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Tell whether or not you think pizza should be served in the school cafeteria everyday.
1st through 5th Grades
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Do you think all students should learn and use proper cursive handwriting. State your opinion and use details to support your point of view.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Do you think students in America should be required to say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of each school day?
3rd through 5th Grades
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Graphic Organizer
This printable graphic organizer will help students organize their writing. The worksheet has boxes for students to write an opinion, reasons, details, and a counterargument.
3rd through 6th Grades
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This is a different version of the above graphic organizer. This one has lines for students to write on.
3rd through 6th Grades
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