Opinion Writing unit: This common core opinion writing teaches kids to begin to use mentor texts and gives you the option to teach them to cite an article when writing an opinion piece. There are 4 prompts and week long activities to go with each prompt.
The unit includes:
Opinion text posters featuring parts of an opinion piece
Four opinion prompts:
Would you rather go to school today or long ago?
Would you rather use the transportation of today or long ago?
Would you rather do chores today or long ago?
Would you rather play with the toys of today or of long ago?
Each prompt includes:
2 opinion mentor texts (showing both pro/con opinions)
Questions asking kids to identify author's opinion and reasons
Color coding page for text structure
Graphic organizer (2 options for differentiation)
Homework cover sheets (3 choices if you choose to send for homework)
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