This is a mini opinion writing unit where students write a 5 paragraph opinion essay using the
Mentor Text, Hey, Little Ant. This unit is filled with lesson plans, graphic organizers,
and opinion writing samples. This writing project streamlines the writing process and introduces
students (2nd – 3th grade) how to write five paragraph essays.
10 days worth of writing lesson plans
Fact vs. Opinion Activity
Sample Opinion-Storm page
Planning Page Graphic Organizer
Sample Planning Page Graphic Organizer
Rough Draft Graphic Organizer
Editable sample Rough Draft paper
Revised sample Rough Draft paper
Final Draft sample Rough Draft paper
Final Draft publishing paper
“I can” Self Checklist
Note: Teacher will need access to the book, "Hey, Little Ant" for this writing unit.
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If you enjoy this product, you might be interested in my other mini-writing units:
Mini Narrative Writing Unit - My Favorite Trip (for grades 2-3)
Mini Informative Writing Unit - Focus on Biographies (for grades 2-3)
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