This is a common core based persuasive writing unit with a close read lesson about what type of tree to choose for Christmas. Your students will analyze a text titled "Let's Talk Trees" and form their own opinion on the topic supported with reasons.
Contents of Bundle:
-Close Read: Let’s Talk Trees Passage
-3 Day Lesson Plan for Close Read on the passage with printable materials need for lessons:
-Natural Resources Concept Web
-Code It Mini Anchor Chart for annotation
-Persuasive Writing Mini Anchor Chart
-Opinion Statement Starters Anchor Chart
-Prewriting Organizer for Persuasive Writing
-Differentiated Checklists for Persuasive Writing
-Persuasive Writing Template Paper
-Transition Words Mini Anchor
Common Core Connection: Writing ELA Writing Strand; Standard Statement # 1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
Common Core ELA Reading Information Text; Standard Statement # 6: Distinguish their own point of view from that of the author of a text.