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Opinion Writing for February {BUNDLE: Groundhog, Valentine's, Presidents' Day}

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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Three full lessons to practice opinion writing (persuasive writing) with February holiday-related focus questions: for Groundhog Day, Valentine's Day, and Presidents' Day. Digital and Printable versions included!

This product is a bundle of the following three resources:

Opinion Writing for Groundhog Day (Digital & Print)

Opinion Writing for Valentine's Day (Digital & Print)

Opinion Writing for Presidents' Day (Digital & Print)

Check out the preview for a closer look, or click on each product above for additional details.

The focus questions included are: "Do groundhogs deserve a holiday named after them?" for Groundhog Day; "Are conversation hearts the ultimate Valentine's Day treat?" for Valentine's Day; and "Who was a better president: George or Abe?" for Presidents' Day. Eight carefully-selected facts related to each question are included for students to analyze, discuss, and use to help support their opinion and persuade their audience.

EACH OF THE THREE RESOURCES INCLUDES:

Printable Version:

• 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:

• Accessing Background Knowledge slide

• Fact slides (with vocab help)

• Fact Sorting slide

• Focus Question poster

• 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 using my free Earth Day focus question. Includes a one-paragraph, three-paragraph, and five-paragraph sample response, completed planners, and analyses of each response's structure.

Get yourself set up for the entire year, too!...

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

**For personal and single classroom use only. If using with multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses at the discounted rate.**

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48 pages
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