Before asking students to form an opinion piece, here's a colorful flip chart to get them started. This flip chart defines an opinion piece while asking for reasons why one might write one. Students are then asked to brainstorm ideas to support their opinions and to give examples to support their thinking. Finally, students are to write their opinion piece in multiple paragraphs and proof read what they write.
I hope your students will find this and other products from Catch My Products (formerly Gifted and Talented Materials by Joyce Lansky) helpful in their writing endeavors.
Before purchasing this product, make sure you have Active Software. If you do not use a Promethean Board, an identical lesson may be found in Power Point at:
Writing Opinion Pieces in Power Point
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