Opinion Writing Unit

Opinion Writing Unit
Opinion Writing Unit
Opinion Writing Unitplay
Opinion Writing Unit
Opinion Writing Unit
Opinion Writing Unit
Opinion Writing Unit
Opinion Writing Unit
Opinion Writing Unit
Opinion Writing Unit
Grade Levels
Common Core State Standards
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224 MB|45 pages
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Here are 16 easy to follow writing mini lessons to teach opinion, persuasive and touch on argumentative writing! Don't know the difference between the three? Check out this free video: What's the difference between opinion, persuasive and argumentative writing?

Each mini lesson guides students through the writing process using the workshop method described below.

16 Mini Lessons Structured in the Following Way:

• Materials including pre-made charts for use with the lesson
• Hook- a fun way to start the mini lesson
• Teaching Point- straightforward statement about lesson goal
• Modeling- showing skill with writing samples/mentor texts
• Practice-an opportunity for students to practice with partners
• Share-an opportunity for students to share accomplishments

Mini Lesson Topics Included:
→ A Crash Course in Persuasion
→ Brainstorming: Problems
→ Brainstorming: Solutions
→ Brainstorming: Things That are Unappreciated
→ Brainstorming: Things You Wished Existed
→ Drafting: Unstoppable Writing
→ Revising: Creating a Strong Thesis Statement
→ Editing: As You Go
→ Elaborating: Lots of Reasons
→ Elaborating: Collecting Data and Evidence
→ Elaborating: Adding a Well Thought Out Solution
→ Thinking About Your Audience
→ Revising: Organizing Your Draft
→ Speech Day
→ Petitions
→ Letters

Also Included In This Product:

• Writing Workshop Schedule Pie Chart
• Writing Workshop Noise Level Poster
• Conference Tracking Sheet
• Student Checklist
• End of Unit Grading Rubric
• 16 Writing Samples to Support Modeling Skills for Students
• 4 Charts

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Total Pages
45 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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