This four square writing graphic organizer will help students through the beginning stages of writing an opinion piece. It scaffolds the process through OREO; opinion, reason, example, opinion. After completing this graphic organizer, students will have the materials and ideas necessary to write an effective opinion piece with reasons and details to support their thinking. Students will also be prompted to include transition words or phrases. It is also supported by the color coding commonly found in Step Up to Writing. The template will print on 11" by 17" paper.