Connie Stone’s third-grade classroom wrote persuasive essays from the perspective of a Thanksgiving turkey. Each student wrote a letter to the farmer stating their case. The writing prompt being, “Please don’t eat me, because…”

Read some of their best persuasive lines below! Which persuasive line sticks out to you?

Please don’t eat me because… “I will give you some of my brain cells to make you smarter.”

Please don’t eat me because…“I have the Covid-19, and if you do, you’ll get sick!”

Please don’t eat me because… “Your wife loves me. If you cook me, she may call the police and you may go to jail.”

Please don’t eat me because… “I am beautiful. You can put me in a fashion show to make money.”

Please don’t eat me because… “My feathers can shoot fireworks. How cool is that?!”

Please don’t eat me because… “I can tell your boss to give you a break, I can pay your bills!”

Please don’t eat me because… “I have funny dance moves I can teach you”.

Please don’t eat me because… “You can cook a chicken instead of me.”

Please don’t eat me because… “I have 3 cats that love me because I feed them and give them water.”

Please don’t eat me because… “I haven’t had a chance to visit France. You don’t want to crush my dream.”

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