Persuasive Essay Topics
You will be writing one 5 paragraph persuasive essay.
Select the choice that best fits your needs and interests
as a learner.
Choice 1: What is the best candy? Write a 5
paragraph essay detailing why the candy you have
selected would win a contest as the best candy of all.
Choice 2: The best of the best…Write a 5 paragraph
essay detailing why your selection would win the
Thurston Middle School 2010 survey of student
favorites. You may select your own best
category…television show, movie, restaurant, author,
musician or group, athlete, class, teacher, pet, sport,
club, artist, etc.
Choice 3: Choose your own issue and take a position
that will require a little online research of facts,
statistics, and examples. Get your topic approved by
Mrs. C. A few possible topics:
Four day school week versus traditional week
Uniforms for school
California State Testing and retention policies