This file contains activities to guide students through writing an opinion piece based on any book. The first activity defines "opinion" by distinguishing fact vs. opinion. The second activity provides practice and an example for supplying a reason for the opinion. The third and fourth activities are organizers for writing the opinion paragraph.
Student samples included!
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g.,because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.