This product includes a blank graphic organizer as well as the same completed graphic organizer to help model the thinking behind forming an opinion and writing to explain an opinion. T
he blank organizer can be used for any opinion writing topic and walks students through 10 easy steps to writing an effective opinion essay.
The example graphic organizer outlines the topic of mandatory P.E. classes. This is a great resource to use to model thinking and planning about a topic.
This graphic organizer guides students through developing a topic (whether it is self chosen or assigned to them), forming a question, collecting research, using research to form a thesis statement, identifying main ideas and supporting details from the research, writing topic sentences, and writing an introduction and conclusion.