This writer's workshop unit has everything you need to introduce and develop opinion writing in your classroom!
This unit includes:
*10 step by step lessons to teach opinion writing. Each lesson includes a mini lesson, independent writing, and shared writing. Anchor chart pieces, mini-anchor charts for students' writer's notebooks, conferencing labels and sticky notes, goal setting pages are included.
Mini lessons include:
*What is opinion writing?
*Linking opinions with reasons
*Determining your own opinion about a topic
*Writing an introduction and hooking your reader
*Parts of opinion writing
*Using transition words, phrases, and clauses
*Using facts to support your opinion
*Strengthening your argument
*Writing a call to action
*Writing a strong conclusion
*FIVE extra mini lessons included: capitalization rules, subject-verb agreement, adjective order, verb tenses, and a standards based opinion writing checklist.
*EIGHT classroom posters included.
*Revising and editing tools include helpful bookmarks, labels to keep tools such as colored pencils and highlighters, and spider legs for students to use while revising.
*A personal spelling dictionary to keep track of easily misspelled words.
*Labels for student folders: students name, what I'm working on, and writing tools.
*Paper for published work: 20 lined pages with 20 coordinated unlined pages for writing and illustrations of published work.
*Student friendly rubric based on grades 3-5 CCCS standards and I Can Statements.
*Bulletin board letters: In Our Opinion and #ouropinioncounts
*Binder cover, spines, dividers to keep all your pages organized
*Launching Writing Worshop
*Personal Narrative Writing
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