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.
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
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