Category: Arguments

Persuasive arguments, or stories based on persuasive arguments.

The Lost Palm Tree Rescue

By Brandon H , Herzl School of Excellence

Setting: Hollywood
Characters: Drift, Palm Tree Tula
D: (driving around and saw someone (Tula) Hi you look lonely, do you wanna be my friend?
T+P: (crying), omg! Yes! I’ve been so lonely since they keep cutting down all my family.
D: why are you sad?
T+P: Because some people want to cut me down to make a mall!
D: I will buy you and water you and take care of you!
T+PT: oh thanks! (sniffles) so very much!
(Drift decides to undig her with materials he got including lots of water & food) (he begins unrooting when he’s almost done he takes a break) The End.

Me and George Washington

By Alex V, Loyola Park After School Program

Me and George Washington that I don’t want to go to his house. George Washington invites me to his house and he tells me he’s president so I have to listen to him. And he has manners at his house and because he has a bathtub. Why I don’t want to go is because he is president and I don’t want to listen to him and because I don’t want to have manners and because he has a bathtub and I don’t want to go in the bathtub and because he has wooden teeth and a wig and never washes his self. So yeah that’s why I don’t want to go to his house. THE END

The Sord

By Lola, Loyola Park After School Program

The weirdest thing I ever ate was a sord and then krampus eats Santa and all of a sudden they are in a nursing home. Santa is dead! hAAAAA Krampus isn’t scary he turned into a monster and then Santa turned into a monster. And then the monster, that was Santa was dead! Krampus devoured Santa and then there were in the snow and Krampus… The End.

Jerry Like to Work

By Bryelle, Super 7 Girls Program at Willa Cather Elementary School

One day it was a worker name Jerry and Merry. Working on Christmas. And Jerry did not want to work on Christmas. He worked really hard he thought he was leaving at 1:00 but they said he was staying all the way to 6:00 and Merry was happy because they said he was leaving at 1:00. Jerry work really hard scrubbing floors. Merry was scrubbing floors too, after Merry left Jerry ask can he leave too then. The said no, he stop doing what he was supposed to do soon it was 6:00 he did not want to leave but he had to. Because work was over. The end. After Merry left he went home and open his presents. The End.

The Trap Of Death

By Sydnie, 3rd Grade, Poe Classical School

One day there was a man named Skulley but his family called him Skull. Skulley loved karate. He felt like he could fight anybody, even Bruce Lee. Skulley also loved codes and secret messages. Even though Skulley only knew one, and that was 1645VXO. The End.

The North Pole

By Alex and Victoria, Kinzie Elementary School

Characters: Wolf named Buddy. Tiger named Stripe
Setting: North Pole/Christmas

S: Hi! (waving at Buddy)
B: Hi (waving to Stripe)
B: What are we doing today?
S: Let’s go to the North Pole?
B: OK (Agreeing with Stripe)
B: I can’t believe we are at the NORTH POLE! (surprised)
S: OH MY GOSH it’s a reindeer!
D: Hi!
D: I have to go bye! (Leaving)
B: NO!! (Jumpin on Dosher)
S: Oh no!
B: Ahhh!!! (falling off of Dasher)
S: I got you! (catching Buddy)
The End.

Can We Have Superpowers?

By Mkai, 3rd Grade, Poe Classical School

Dear God, can we have superpowers? It will be so cool. We can have superheroes fighting off criminals faster than police. If we can have superhero families, we can fight off multiple criminals at once. We can have super cool hero names that people will remember and we can return lost things to citizens. We will be so popular that will make for us. If we have powers the world be a better place without criminals. The End.

The Fire King

By Leslie, 5th Grade, Dixon Elementary School

There was once a man who was covered in fire. His eyes blood red his hair looked like cooled magma. The fire king said “Whad do you wanne Bethany” Bethany responded “Please come back home, your family misses you.” The fire king screamed “how am I suppose to come home if I burn every thing I touch” and the he accidentally burned Bethany. The Fire King said “oh no what have I done.”  The End.

The Hair Stylest

By Makayla , 2nd Grade, Carter School Of Excellence

Once upon a time there was this crazy hair stylest who cut hair off of people’s hair in her hair as a wig. Then she try to kill the people then she easts the flesh of the people Because she is a werewolf. then the person Becomes a zombie and go eat the other people and they Become zombies too. Then they expire, turn into dust, and creep people out. Then all of them expire. Then it spread all over the world. The End.

Jonny’s Last Day

By Naomi D, 4th Grade, Columbia Explorer's Academy

Once upon a time there was a boy named Jonny.  He loved to play baseball.  One day he got in trouble for wasting all the money on a baseball game.  One day his mother called him down and said “Jonny.”  He said “Yes.”  She said “Go to the candy store and buy one of those big hearts that are made out of a pig.”  Jonny hated eating that.  His mom gave him the money.  Jonny went to the candy store.  When he looked out the window, he saw a baseball game.  Jonny told the lady “Never mind.”  So Jonny went to eh baseball game and wasted all of his money on it.  Jonny thought:  “Oh, no.  The candy.  Mom is going to be mad.”  Jonny said that he could just tell her he got robbed.  While Jonny was walking home, he saw a dead big.  He told himself that he could just take out he the heart from the pig.  So he did that.  When he went home, he gave the heart to his mom.  HE ran upstairs and went on his computer.  He heard a voice say:  “Jonny, give me back my heart.”  He said:  “Who is that?” Then, it said it again: “Jonny, give me back my heart.”  His mother called him down for dinner.  He didn’t want to eat.  When Jonny went down to get orange juice, he saw everyone eating the heart.  He was sick to his stomach.  He went back upstairs and got ready to go to bed.  In the middle of the night, he heard:
“Jonny, give me back my heart, I’m three blocks away from your house.”
“Jonny, give me back my heart, I’m two blocks away from your house.”
“Jonny, give me back my heart, I’m one block away from your house, I want my heart back.”
Jonny was really scared.
“Jonny, I’m on your house steps.”
“Jonny, I opened the door and now I’m walking up the stairs.”
“Jonny, I’m by your room door.  I want my heart back.”
“Jonny, I’m by your bed, I have to tell you something…........
OINK….I want my heart back!”
To be continued.