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Opinion Writing - Alligators in NYC Sewers? Students Get to Decide!

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State and support your opinion. Do alligators live in New York sewers? Let students decide! This opinion writing prompt will help students form and write their opinions based on the evidence. Takes the writing process step by step with a focus on using facts and examples as support. Opportunities for thinking, sharing and analyzing the evidence. By the end, students will publish a one paragraph opinion.

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SECTION #1 - STUDENT BOOKLET
• 4 pages of review for fact, opinion and claims.
• Includes listing of key concepts and examples.
• Resource for other activities included in the packet.

SECTION #2 - TEXT PASSAGES
• Urban legend with sidebars (2) for additional information.
• All about Alligators with sidebars (2) with more facts.
• Each text passage includes vocabulary section.

SECTION #3 - GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS
• Webquest organizer with completed sample.
• “Seeing Both Sides of Issue” - 2 organizers to help form opinion.

SECTION #4 - PUBLISHING TOOLS AND FORMS
• Idea/Outline organizer.
• Rough draft form includes edit and revising space.
• Final publishing paper.

SECTION #5 - TASK CARDS
• 16 questions for thinking and sharing.
• Helps with forming opinions.

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Note: This product is a one paragraph writing prompt. Other versions include a three paragraph and five paragraph writing prompt. The general information and structure are the same. Only the writing tools change.

Click here for the three paragraph version: NYC Alligators - 3 Paragraphs
Click here for the five paragraph version: NYC Alligators - 5 Paragraphs

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Opinion Writing - Alligators in NYC Sewers? Students Get t
Opinion Writing - Alligators in NYC Sewers? Students Get t