Candy Bar Opinion and Facts Writing Packet.
Opinion writing can be tricky, but this fun and concrete unit will guide your students through the opinion writing process and cover one or more weeks of writing plans.
The following topics covered are:
•Define opinion & facts for students.
• Introduce opinion writing by activating students’ thinking
about a topic.
• Give students opportunities to talk about their opinions.
• Provide pre-writing activities to prepare them for successful writing.
• Provide Structures for Opinion Writing.
Common Core aligned.
5 ANCHOR POSTERS
14 ADDITIONAL ANCHOR POSTERS & 4 LOLLY PROMPT CARD PGS
INTRO ACTIVITY - FUN CANDY BAR QUIZ – READING HELPFUL HINTS– 26 PGS
ACTIVITY #1 –IDENTIFY FACTS (write a fact about each candy bar). – 2 PGS
ACTIVITY #2 – OPINION WRITING (my favorite, the best, which is better?)– 10 PGS
ACTIVITY #3 – SORT BETWEEN FACTS AND OPINIONS. – 2 PGS
ACTIVITY #4 – CANDY BAR PERSONALITY TEST- (reading/speaking)– 8 PGS
ACTIVITY #5 – INDIVIDUAL & GROUP OPINION – (6 questions, writing/speaking)-8 PGS
ACTIVITY #6 – GUESS THE CANDY BAR USING TAG LINES –(writing) - 4PGS
BONUS ACTIVITY – WRITING PROMPTS FLASH CARDS. ( 4 opinion & 2creative free write)
Tip:Use a Doc camera to show the tips instead of printing them out.
Freebie Personality Test is available here.
Freebie! Candy Bar Personality Type
Rock, Paper, Scissors!