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Opinion Writing for Earth Day on Deforestation (Digital & Print) FREE

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
Formats Included
  • Zip
  • Google Apps™
Pages
10+
Includes Google Apps™
The Teacher-Author indicated this resource includes assets from Google Workspace (e.g. docs, slides, etc.).

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  1. Opinion Writing for the Year! This bundle includes ALL 18 of my opinion writing resources, designed to give students practice in opinion writing (persuasive writing). DIGITAL and PRINTABLE versions are included in each resource.Here are the 18 resources included in the bundle:Opinion Writing for Bac
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Description

A full FREE lesson to practice opinion writing (persuasive writing) with an Earth Day-related focus question about deforestation. Digital and Printable versions included!

The focus question for this lesson is: "Is deforestation an issue kids should worry about?" Eight carefully-selected facts about deforestation are included for students to analyze, discuss, and use to help support their opinion and persuade their audience.

Printable Version Includes:

• Lesson Plan

• "Poll Question" to engage students

• Fact Cards and Sorting Mat

• Focus Question poster

• Essay Planner (3 versions)

• Transition Words & Phrases Reference Tool

• Writing Paper

• Points-of-View Extension

Digital (Google Slides) Version Includes:

• Accessing Background Knowledge slide

• Fact slides (with vocab help)

• Fact Sorting slide

• Essay Planning slides (3 versions)

• Transition Words & Phrases Reference slide

• Essay paper slides (to type essay)

*Zip File also includes a PDF of sample responses. Includes a one-paragraph, three-paragraph, and five-paragraph sample response, completed planners, and analyses of each response's structure.

Click HERE to see my Opinion Writing for Earth Day about RECYCLING.

Click HERE to see the BUNDLE of ALL my Fact-Based Opinion Writing lessons.

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Total Pages
10+
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 hours
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