This opinion writing unit walks students through digital research, selecting an opinion, and planning an opinion essay with 2 reasons supported by evidence. Four digital sources are linked in the document. For one source, I use an article about graffiti from my local news outlet. You may want to replace this source with your own local article to give the assignment a greater connection to your community. I use this assignment in Google Docs so that the links are live and the boxes expand as students type, but it can be modified to be used paper and pencil.