Research based opinion writing using "The Great Kapok Tree" by Lynne Cherry. The students will write their opinion on deforestation by using sources I provided or online research. They will learn how to quote text evidence and go through the entire writing process. They can do this on paper or Google Drive!
This packet includes:
1. Opinion Writing Hands-On Lesson
2. Anchor Charts
3. Comprehension Questions to go with "The Great Kapok Tree"
4. 2 Original Sources for Students to Quote Text Evidence From
5. Research Choices
6. The Full Writing Process
8. Class Book Cover
9. Google Drive Version for Paperless Classroom
What are others saying?!
Heather- Good resource for opinion writing and I like the tie into environmental responsibility that goes along with this book. It fits so well with plants and habitats.
TPT- LOVE your writing units and so do my students! They are so engaged and I love how they connect to mentor texts!
Buyer- This was a great extension activity to use with students who can work independently!
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