Opinion Writing- Opinion Writing Unit- Common Core- This opinion writing product is a comprehensive tool to teach opinion writing in the common core classroom.
The Opinion Writing presentation and handouts will assist you in teaching students about opinion writing, how to express their opinion clearly, and utilize sources (such as news articles) to find reasons and evidence to support their opinion in a structured, well written opinion essay. The lessons allow for you to scaffold the steps for your students, ensuring a solid understanding of each step of the process.
Included in this Opinion Writing product you will find:
Teaching Steps / Pacing Guide
Presentation for student instruction (in four parts)
Examples of student work
Link to articles to be used as sources
Opinion Writing Graphic Organizers
Opinion Writing Rubric
Opinion Writing Transition Words
Opinion Writing Transition Word Posters
**Please note- This opinion writing product is different from some of my other opinion writing products in that it is focused on teaching students how to write an opinion essay using outside sources / articles to support their arguments. Please look at the preview to be sure it suits your needs.
This is higher level opinion writing intended for Grades 4-7, but can be modified for teaching to levels above or below. The opinion writing presentation, instruction, activities and rubric are based on Common Core Standards for Writing and Language.
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