The goal of these lesson ideas is that students will be able to write about their opinion of a topic and support their point of view.
Activities Goal/Description x2
Fact & Opinion Handout/Worksheet:
Students understand what a fact and opinion is so that they can properly pick an opinion to write about. The brainstorm facts & opinions about spiders to reinforce the difference.
Opinion Brainstorming Worksheet:
Students practice forming and communicating opinions with “I think” and “I believe” statements.
Opinion Brainstorming Worksheet Example
Supporting Opinions Handout:
Students understand that they need to back up their opinions with supporting statements and examples.
Supporting Opinions Worksheet:
Students practice writing supporting statements for opinions.
A Whopper Of A Good Paragraph- Anchor Chart:
Students are introduced to the hamburger method of writing a paragraph. The parts of a paragraph, and the linking words that hold it all together.
Planning Your Writing- Graphic Organizer:
Students plan their opinion paragraph using a graphic organizer that follows the hamburger method.
Planning Your Writing- Graphic Organizer Example
Students write their completed opinion paragraph in the space provided and check off a list to make sure they have the right elements.
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