This pack created to provided activities and support for the opinion writing unit. It supports the following CCS:
•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.
• With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
•Pro and con posters
•Model pro and con sorting cards
•Pro and con cut and paste
•Pro and con brainstorming graphic organizer
•Fact and opinion posters
•Fact and opinion sorting cards (these are almost identical to the pro/ con cards)
•Fact and opinion cut and paste
•Opinion paragraph structure PowerPoint (Please note that this is locked and unable to be edited to protect the clip artists’ work.)
•Five sets of opinion paragraph organization sorting cards with cut and paste recording sheets
•Opinion paragraph brainstorming graphic organizer
•Opinion paragraph graphic organizer for writing
•Strategy for opinion writing revision