This unit contains kindergarten writing activities that are directly related to the Writing Standards. There are activities for teaching students how to write opinion pieces, informative texts, and short narratives of a single event with linked events. In addition there are journal covers, letter writing templates for each month and special directions for using them. The opinion piece section has been divided into four levels, to use as students become independent in their writing. It begins with students drawing their responses, then copying a dictated response, filling in a part of a sentence to recopy and finally writing independently with the support of a word bank. This unit will provide you with a wide assortment of materials for teaching kindergarten students to write. Don’t miss out on these excellent activities that will get your students on the road to greater independence!