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Persuasive Writing Third Grade Writing Lessons and Prompts

Persuasive Writing Prompts with Fiction
     A Dollar a Day (Grades 1-2)

     Eating Through the Week (Grades 1-2)

     Time to Learn (Grades 1-3)

     Pine Cones for the Birds (Grades 1-3)

     The Gingerbread Man (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     Attack on the High Seas (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Summer Break (Grades 2-4)

     Porter's Letters to Griffin (Reading Level 3; Interest Level 5)

     Peace with Pizza (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Emma's Valentine's Day Mystery (Grades 3-4)

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

     Room 127: Alex's X-Ray Vision (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

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

     Reaching for the Goal (Grades 3-5)

     Joey Roo and Something New (Grades 3-6; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Grammar Zoo Train (Grades 3-6)

     A Shooting Star over the Shoe Store (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Entertains a Pink Blobulus (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Gets Another Pet (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Gets his License (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Goes to a Potluck (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Has Pet Problems (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Has a Garage Sale (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Visits Earth (Grades 3-6)

     Where, Oh Where is Monty the Bear? (Grades 3-6)

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

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


Persuasive Writing Prompts with Nonfiction
     The Wonder of Winter (Grades 1-2)

     The Story of an Apple (Grades 1-3)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Pigs (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-4)

     Butterflies at School (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     Guess Which Dinosaur (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     Life at the Firehouse (Grades 2-3)

     Meet Dr. Seuss (Grades 2-3)

     Beyond Cats and Dogs: Athletes and Their Animals (Grades 2-3)

     The History of Earth Day (Grades 2-3)

     Making Pizza (Grades 2-3)

     Pets to the Rescue (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-4)

     Giant Pandas (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Please, Louise! (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Strange but True: Wild and Wacky Laws (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Sam's Trip to the Beach (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     Strange But True: Wacky World Records About the Human Body (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     How to Pamper Your Pooch (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Munchable Mysteries: Busting Food Myths (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Arbor Day (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-4)

     Who Are Community Helpers? (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-4)

     Who Wears That Hat? (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-4)

     Ladybugs! (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     My Favorite Dinosaurs (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     Animals that Live on the Farm: Horses (Grades 2-4)

     How Valentine's Day Began (Grades 2-4)

     Tiffany's Ducklings (Grades 2-4)

     Easter Time (Grades 2-4)

     The History of Teddy Bears (Grades 2-4)

     Finding the Rainbow (Grades 2-4)

     Happy New Year! (Grades 2-4)

     National Hispanic Heritage Month (Grades 2-4)

     The American Toad (Grades 2-4)

     The Biggest Animal on Earth (Grades 2-4)

     Beyond Sit and Stay: Training Tricks for You and Your Dog (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     Weird and Wonderful You! Book #1 (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Doggie Lingo (Grades 2-6)

     Pop! Pop! Popcorn! (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     The Beginner's Guide to Baseball (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     Toothed Whales (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     Stormy Weather (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Oil in the Gulf (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-9)

     Give the Earth a Hand! (Grades 3-4)

     Spiders (Grades 3-4)

     Get the Scoop: Insider Secrets About Soil (Grades 3-4)

     High-Flying Fun (Grades 3-4)

     Hooray for Halloween! (Grades 3-4)

     Meet Madam C.J. Walker (Grades 3-4)

     Meet Martin Luther King, Jr. (Grades 3-4)

     Queen Bess: Aviator Bessie Coleman (Grades 3-4)

     What Does the President Do? (Grades 3-4)

     What Lives in the Soil? (Grades 3-4)

     Women's Struggle for Equal Rights (Grades 3-4)

     How Do You Get From Place to Place? (Grades 3-4)

     Meet Miley (Grades 3-4)

     Pump It Up: All About Your Blood (Grades 3-4)

     The Man Who Followed Favre: Aaron Rodgers (Grades 3-4)

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

     Bug Off! Bizarre Bugs From Around the World (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Extreme Snow (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     P.U. Plants (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Strange but True: Wild and Wacky Stunts (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     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)

     Spelling Out Good Character (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     Apples, From the Farm to You! (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Baseball Cards (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Friendly, Fascinating Dolphins! (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Music From A to Z (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Phases of the Moon (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Prairie Dogs (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     What Causes the Seasons? (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Where Does Our Trash Go? (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Amazing Cnidarians (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-7)

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

     Finding a Book in the Library (Grades 3-5)

     Sally Ride, First American Woman in Space (Grades 3-5)

     Tiffany Visits an Alpaca Farm (Grades 3-5)

     Flag Day - A Birthday Party for Our Flag! (Grades 3-5)

     Groundhog Day: The History and the Holiday (Grades 3-5)

     Smokeout Day (Grades 3-5)

     The Unusual Life Cycle of Salmon (Grades 3-5)

     There Once Was a Creature That Swallowed Another (Grades 3-5)

     Constitution Day (Grades 3-5)

     Dylan and Cole Sprouse (Grades 3-5)

     Helen Keller (Grades 3-5)

     Rachel Carson, Environmentalist (Grades 3-5)

     Desert Habitat (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Ocean Habitat (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     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)

     Mapping ABC Style (Grades 3-6)

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

     Early Years of a Leader (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     What Does MyPlate Want You to Put on Your Plate? (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     You Could be an Olympic Athlete! (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

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

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

     The Inside Story of Your Teeth (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     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)

     Thank a Farmer! (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

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

     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)

     Amelia Earhart, Aviator (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     Easter Customs (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     Prairie Dogs: Home on the Range (Grades 5-6; 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)


Persuasive Writing Books
     It's Father's Day! (Grades 1-3)

     Summertime Is Beach Time! (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-4)

     The Sun Stands Still (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-4)

     Magnificent Mackinac (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     Shh! It's a Secret! (Grades 2-3)

     A Spring Garden (Grades 2-3)

     The Not-So-Scary Surgery (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-4)

     Earth Hour Sleepover (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     The Beyoncè Contest (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

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

     A Message from Fluffy (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Summer Postcards from Blake and Bill (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

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

     Philly's Dream Come True (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     Grandparents Day (Grades 2-4)

     The Message of Red Ribbon Week (Grades 2-4)

     Stu and Sally Stingray (Grades 2-4; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Meet Match the Fire Dog (Grades 3-4)

     Move it, Mister! (Grades 3-4)

     Oh My! It's a Monk Seal! (Grades 3-4)

     Texting to Save the Gulf (Grades 3-4)

     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)

     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)


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