This easy-to-use writing packet includes a list of over thirty (30+) persuasive/opinion sentence starters, six (6) writing sample worksheets, three (3) lists of persuasive/opinion prompts, a letter prewriting template, paragraph prewriting graphic organizer, and full-size answer keys.
The first, six (6) lessons review critical writing skills. The prompt lists, sentence starters, and prewriting activities help students make their writing logical and organized. Print and go!
This product relates to the following CCSS standard(s). Please note that these may represent only a partial list of all standards and/or strands that apply.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1 - 5.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
1-Three (3) Paragraph Samples and Worksheets
* Informative/explanatory: organized by location,
* Narrative: organized by time order, and
* Persuasive/opinion organized by least-to-most important.
2-Three (3) Persuasive/Opinion Writing Samples w/ Worksheet Activities:
* Essay, and
* Forced Choice.
3-Three (3) Lists of Persuasive/Opinion Writing Prompts:
* Essays, and
* Forced Choice.
4-Persuasive/Opinion Sentence Starters: Student Handout
5-Persuasive/Opinion Letter Prewriting Template
6-Essay and Forced-Choice Persuasive/Opinion Prewriting Graphic Organizer
7-Full-Page Answer Keys for All Worksheets
The materials in this packet can be used in the sequence in which they appear, or in any order that best fits the curriculum.
The first set of worksheets provides an example of the three types of writing- informative/explanatory, narrative, and persuasive/opinion. These also include examples of three different ways to organize details- by sequence, location, and importance.
The second set of worksheets provides an example of each of the three types of persuasive/opinion writing used in this packet- letter, essay, and forced choice. All three writing samples respond to similar prompts so students can easily see how each format compares to the others.
The Persuasive/Opinion Sentence Starters Handout has over 30 suggestions to help students make their writing more powerful and convincing.
Finally, the Letter Prewriting Template and Persuasive/Opinion Writing Graphic Organizer are easy-to-use tools that help make students’ persuasive writing organized and complete!
IMPORTANT NOTE: This resource has been saved in a format that allows for printing in high resolution. However, file contents may NOT be changed, copied, or extracted. This file is NOT editable.
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