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Opinion Writing Unit | Digital Pages | Use with Google | Distance Learning

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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  1. This bundle is collection of 3 writing units, each designed to teach students about different genres of writing. The genres include Personal Narrative, Opinion Writing, and Informative Writing. These units walk students through the process of writing compositions for each of these genres. If you hav
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This resource on Opinion Writing was designed to teach students about the genre of opinion writing, and to walk them through the process of writing their first opinion essay. Digital pages are available for the student pages only. These can be used with Google Slides.

This unit is broken down into 13 lessons and should be used over the course of 3 to 4 weeks:

Lesson 1: What is Opinion Writing?

Lesson 2: Opinion Writing Topics

Lesson 3: Selecting a Topic

Lesson 4: Brainstorm & Organize

Lesson 5: Introduction Paragraph: Write a Lead

Lesson 6: Introduction Paragraph: State Your Opinion

Lesson 7: Introduction Paragraph: Rough Draft

Lesson 8: Body Paragraphs: Topic Sentences

Lesson 9: Body Paragraphs: Rough Draft

Lesson 10: Conclusion Paragraph

Lesson 11: Revision Checklist

Lesson 12: Editing

Lesson 13: Final Draft

The lesson pages can be assigned individually from day-to-day, or they can be bound into a book, or stapled into a packet, for use throughout the unit.

Lesson Notes for the Teacher and a Scoring Guide are also included!

**This unit can also be found in a BUNDLE with other writing units!!

Looking for more writing resources?! Check out my other Writing Units:

Informative Writing

Personal Narrative Writing

If you have any questions or comments about this resource, please feel free to email me at rebecca@createteachshare.com.

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20+ student
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.
Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition).
Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
Provide a concluding statement or section.


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