Students write a persuasive essay to persuade their superiors on a faraway planet to adopt a custom, a behavior, or an item (for example, baseball, shopping, or a vacuum cleaner) they observed on a visit to Earth.
alien, space, writing, argue, argument, persuade, persuasive, custom, culture
Lesson PlanClick Alien Report to see the entire lesson on the University of Northern Illinois Lesson Exchange.
AssessmentStudents earn 1 point for each persuasive argument they make in their essays. A passing score is 4 or better.
Lesson Plan SourceUniversity of Northern Illinois Lesson Exchange
LANGUAGE ARTS: English
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