Earth Day Opinion Writing with The Great Kapok Tree

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3rd - 5th
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28 plus Google Drive Version
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Do you want your students to learn how to use research to prove their opinion? This unit is a research based opinion writing using "The Great Kapok Tree" by Lynne Cherry. The students will write their opinion on deforestation by using sources I provided or online research. They will learn how to quote text evidence and go through the entire writing process.

They can do this on paper or Google Drive!

This packet includes:

1.Discussion questions to go with the book

2.Opinion Writing Anchor Charts

3.Opinion Writing Interactive Lesson

4.The Full Writing Process- You can have them read the two articles and create their writing or research and create their writing or use both!

5.Quoting Text Lesson

6.Rubric

7.Class Book Cover

8.Google Drive Version

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

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