This is a great persuasive writing idea. The students choose a travel brochure and write a letter persuading your parents to take you there. This activity would be so fun for the students to do and it would get their parents involved as well.
Tickets hidden in library books! My version of the golden tickets has different colors to use in different genres. Hide these in library books that have not been checked out in a while. The green ones will encourage the students to try a new book too.