A mini-unit designed to introduce students to opinion/persuasive writing!
Using the Oreo- opinion, reasons, explanations, opinion restated- acronym, students will learn how to write a stuffed persuasive paragraph.
This mini-unit allows for mini-lessons on opinion/ persuasive writing elements as well as shared writing and modeling of brainstorming and drafting.
A writing prompt is included that allows students to choose their own topic for writing their very own opinion/ persuasive paragraph!
* Instructional procedures
*Graphic organizer- “What is persuasive writing?”
*“Positively Persuasive”/ "Positively Opinionated"- mini-lesson poster
*OREO acronym- opinion, reasons, examples and explanations, opinion restated
*Graphic organizer for brainstorming shared writing
*Shared writing paper
*Recording paper for brainstorming topics
*Transitions mini-lesson poster
*Forms of persuasive writing mini-lesson poster
*Examples and explanations mini-lesson posters
*Audience mini-lesson poster
*Craftivity for publishing paragraph