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Persuasive Writing Seventh Grade to Adult Writing Lessons and Prompts

Persuasive Writing Prompts with Fiction
     Porter's Letters to Griffin (Reading Level 3; Interest Level 5)

     Room 127: Jack Jumps (Story #3) (Grades 3-4)

     Room 127: Freddie Can Fly! (Story #2) (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     Reaching for the Goal (Grades 3-5)

     That's How Ron Rolls: a Skateboarding Story (Reading Level 4; Interest Level 5)

     Punk'd at the Prom (Reading Level 4; Interest Level 9)

     Aliens: Fact or Fiction? (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-12)

     My Movie Audition (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-12)

     How I Survived the Pirate Attack (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     The Day the Seagulls Attacked (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-12)

     Gooaalllll! (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 2-9)

     Soccer History by Mail (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-9)

     A Mythic Order Adventure (Reading Level 5; Interest Level 7)

     Zephyr's Choice, Book 2: The Escape (Reading Level 5; Interest Level 9)

     Zephyr's Choice, Book 3: Victory (Reading Level 5; Interest Level 9)

     Science Solves Video Games (Grades 5-7; Interest Level: Grades 4-7)

     Lightning (Grades 5-8)


Persuasive Writing Prompts with Nonfiction
     Oil in the Gulf (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-9)

     Strange but True: Wild and Wacky Sports (Grades 3-4)

     Crazy Cars: Wild and Wacky Rides (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     Meet Bigfoot (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     Can You Believe it? Wild and Wacky Truths from Around the World (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Sleep Tight. Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite! (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Weird and Wonderful You! Book #2 (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     In the Pit...With the Crew: A NASCAR Pit Crew (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Meet Miranda Cosgrove (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Oops! More Wild and Wacky Sports Injuries (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Pass it Peyton! Peyton Manning (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Star Athletes and Their Pets (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     The French Quarter's Quarterback: Drew Brees (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Watch Out! It's a Wolfsnail! (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Quicksand (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     All in the Family: The Manning Brothers (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-12)

     Brave Ruby Bridges (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     The History of Labor Day (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-8)

     Constitution Day (Grades 3-5)

     Dylan and Cole Sprouse (Grades 3-5)

     Helen Keller (Grades 3-5)

     The ABCs of Baroque Music (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     All-Terrain Vehicles (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Auto Racing (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Prairie Habitat (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Temperate Forest Habitat (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Types of Auto Racing (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Smoke Jumpers (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Taylor Swift (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     History of Hip Hop (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     How Do You Make a Video Game? (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     How a Bicycle Works (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Meet Me in Miami: My Trip to Super Bowl XLIV (Grades 3-12; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Ten Fascinating Facts About Bats (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     Awesome Inventions (Grades 4-5)

     Big, Bigger, and Biggest Animals (Grades 4-5)

     Crazy Coasters (Grades 4-5)

     From Three Brothers to a Band: The History of The Jonas Brothers (Grades 4-5)

     Getting to Know the Jonas Brothers (Grades 4-5)

     Harriet Tubman (Grades 4-5)

     Making Money (Grades 4-5)

     Meet President Obama (Grades 4-5)

     Play Hard, Stay Safe (Grades 4-5)

     Tony Stewart (Grades 4-5)

     Shaquille O'Neal (Grades 4-5)

     Special Forces: Pararescue Jumpers (Grades 4-5)

     The Crazy Crashes of NASCAR (Grades 4-5)

     Bethany Hamilton: Shark Attack Survivor (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Bright Lights in the Deep, Dark Sea (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Cleanup in the Gulf (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Justin Bieber (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Kelly Pickler: From Small Town Girl to Big Time Star (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Out-of-This-World Facts About Astronauts and Life in Outer Space (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Pet Power: Animals to the Rescue (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Soccer's Superstar: David Beckham (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Wild and Wacky Color Facts (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Bear Attack (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Home Sweet Home: Wild and Wacky Houses around the World (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-12)

     It's All in the Numbers: Wild and Wacky Number Truths (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-12)

     Underground Treasure: The New York Gold Vault (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-12)

     Welcome to Army Ranger School (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-12)

     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Shark Attack (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-12)

     Funny Frog Facts (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-7)

     Dry as Dust (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Eww! Being Stinky to Stay Safe (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     My Body Can Do That? (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Robert Ballard and the Search for the Titanic (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Stop the Car! Wild and Wacky Road Trip Sites (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     The Titanic: The "Unsinkable Ship" that Sank (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Want to be an Astronaut? (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Weird and Wild Sports from Around the World (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Snakebite (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     The Making of a Mummy (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-12)

     The Greatest Spectacle in Racing (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 1-8)

     It's a Chocolate Thing (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-7)

     Ocean Life in the Intertidal Zone (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     Your Skeleton (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     The Giants of Easter Island (Grades 4-6)

     The Sport of Climbing (Grades 4-6)

     Machu Picchu: The City in the Clouds (Grades 4-6)

     Why Do We Have Red Ribbon Week? (Grades 4-6)

     Roller Coasters (Grades 4-6)

     Hall of Records at Mount Rushmore (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Anne Frank (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 5-10)

     Crime Scene Investigation (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 5-13)

     Cameras (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     History of Country Music (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     How We Play Recorded Music (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Many Faces of Rock Music (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Motorcycles (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Mysterious Cities (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Origami (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     The History of Pop Music (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Tropical Rainforests (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Types of Video Games (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Veterinarian (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Electricians (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 7-9)

     The ABCs of Geometry (Grades 4-7; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     The Legend Behind the Poem (Grades 4-7; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     See the Light (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     What Time Is It? (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     Your Eyes (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     The Attack on Pearl Harbor (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-10)

     Ocean Zones (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     The Neritic Zone (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     The Sense of Taste (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     The Sense of Touch (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     What Do You Know About Christopher Columbus? (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     Evidence of Dinosaurs (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 4-9)

     Invasive Species (Grades 5-6)

     The AC/DC War (Grades 5-6)

     The Aftermath of the Oil Spill (Grades 5-6)

     The Periodic Table (Grades 5-6)

     The Universe (Grades 5-6)

     Wet and Wild Water Slides (Grades 5-6)

     Punkin Chunkin' (Grades 5-6)

     Derek Jeter (Grades 5-6)

     Excuse Me! Wacky and Wild Cultural Differences (Grades 5-6)

     Baboons on the Loose (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Wild and Wacky Dinosaur Facts (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     President Barack Obama (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-12)

     Welcome Aboard Air Force One (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-12)

     Jennifer Hudson (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 7-9)

     So You Want to Be a Fashion Designer? (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 7-12)

     So You Want to Be a Fashion Model? (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 7-12)

     The Life of a Fashion Makeup Artist and Hairstylist (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 7-12)

     Wow! The New Seven Wonders of the World! (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 7-12)

     Who "Dat?" That's Drew Brees! (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 9-12)

     Extreme Destinations (Grades 5-7; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     Solving the Mystery of What Killed the Dinosaurs (Grades 5-7; Interest Level: Grades 4-10)

     Level Up: The Making of a Video Game (Grades 5-7; Interest Level: Grades 4-12)

     Salamanders (Grades 5-7)

     The Water Cycle (Grades 5-7)

     What's Behind the Mask? (Grades 5-7)

     Classical Music 1750-1820 (Grades 5-7)

     Earth's Tectonic Plates (Grades 5-7)

     Madam C.J. Walker (Grades 5-7)

     Snowmobiles (Grades 5-7; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     The History of Computers (Grades 5-7; Interest Level: Grades 6-9)

     El Camino de la Muerte: The Road of Death (Grades 5-8)

     Animals on the Arctic Tundra (Grades 5-8)

     Chichén Itzá (Grades 5-8)

     Frisbees (Grades 5-8)

     Lighthouses (Grades 5-8)

     Alcatraz: The Rock (Grades 5-8)

     Stonehenge (Grades 5-8)

     The World of Skateboarding (Grades 5-8)

     Inside The National Baseball Hall of Fame (Grades 5-9)

     Haiti Then and Now (Grades 6-7; Interest Level: Grades 4-12)

     Fascinating Firsts of Famous First Ladies (Grades 6-7; Interest Level: Grades 7-12)

     The Life of a Fashion Photographer (Grades 6-7; Interest Level: Grades 7-12)

     From Teenager to Teen Idol: Taylor Swift (Grades 6-8; Interest Level: Grades 4-12)

     The Colosseum (Grades 6-8; Interest Level: Grades 5-10)

     Acid Rain (Grades 6-8)

     Albatrosses (Grades 6-8)

     Alexander Graham Bell (Grades 6-8)

     Amazing Woodpeckers (Grades 6-8)

     Birds in Danger (Grades 6-8)

     Ellis Island (Grades 6-8)

     Endangered Butterflies (Grades 6-8)

     Five Kinds of Rhinoceroses (Grades 6-8)

     Hippopotamuses (Grades 6-8)

     Iguanas (Grades 6-8)

     Sojourner Truth (Grades 6-8)

     The Alaska-Canada Highway (Grades 6-8)

     The Constitution of the United States (Grades 6-8)

     The Eiffel Tower (Grades 6-8)

     The Great Pyramid of Giza (Grades 6-8)

     The Great Wall of China (Grades 6-8)

     The National Toy Hall of Fame (Grades 6-8)

     The Panama Canal: Its History (Grades 6-8)

     Tornadoes (Grades 6-8)

     Shaping the Super Bowl (Grades 7-9; Interest Level: Grades 4-12)


Persuasive Writing Books
     A Message from Rover (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     Make Me a Mummy (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     Are You Ready to Run? (Grades 3-4)

     John's Gross-out Mealtime Manners (Grades 3-4)

     The Tale of my New Tail (Grades 3-4)

     A Weekend in the Smokies (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Good Luck Symbols from Around the Globe (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Leap Year (Grades 3-5)

     Ogres (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Mike and the Legend of St. Valentine (Grades 4-5)

     A Trip to the International Space Station (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Worst Case Scenario Survival Guide: Lost at Sea (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     You and Your Favorite Color (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Bigfoot: Truth or Tale? (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-12)

     The Olympics Are Coming! (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     Rocky Mountain National Park Adventure (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-9)

     Unicorns (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Werewolves (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Time to Remember (Grades 4-8)

     Vampires (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Alien Encounter? The Betty and Barney Hill Story (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 7-12)

     Stories from the Bermuda Triangle: Flight 19 (Grades 6-7; Interest Level: Grades 8-12)


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