Think of something rather outrageous that you might want from your parent(s) –something that you don’t actually need. Have you always wanted to paint your room purple with orange polka dots? Would life be better if you had a personal assistant? Is the backyard the perfect place to keep your own pet elephant? Do you feel your life would benefit from owning your own jet pack?
Job 1. Persuasive Letter
Write a letter to your parent(s) persuading them to do what you want. Use some of the 10 Tips for Becoming a Master Persuader. Organize the reasons why you feel they should do what you want into separate paragraphs, and finish with a strong conclusion. Really try to “sell” them on the fantastic idea you have!
Job 2. Poster
Create a poster that shows how great this “thing” that you want actually is. You can make one big illustration or draw multiple pictures. You can include captions that explain the benefits of the “thing”. You can write a slogan. You can draw yourself enjoying the “thing”. You can create an advertisement for the “thing”. Show us why what you want is so awesome!
Job 3. Song, Poem, or Video
Compose song lyrics, write a poem, or create a video that describes what life is like now that you have the “thing” that you wanted.