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Persuasive Writing Prompt

Write a persuasive text, arguing why animals should or should not be allowed to participate in human sports and activities. Use examples from the image of the lion riding a surfboard and any other experiences or knowledge you have about animals and sports.

Warm-Up Discussion Questions

How do you think the lion feels while riding the surfboard?

What other animals do you think could learn to surf?

How do you think the lion’s surfing skills compare to a human’s?

What other examples can you think of where animals have participated in human sports and activities?

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