Writing a persuasive/opinion main idea paragraph can be a challenge for students. That will no longer be the case with this resource. There are 8 steps for the students to follow to write the perfect main idea paragraph for their opinion/persuasive writing. With those 8 steps are strong examples of each! Also included are two examples of full main idea paragraphs for the students to model after along with persuasive tips to include in their writing. With this resource, your students will become strong opinion writers in no time!