This is a writing unit to teach the second grade Common Core standard for Opinion Piece writing. It uses a book review and recommendation format. The unit includes 4 instructional slides which can be shown as Power Point slides or printed as posters. There are 2 student printables to facilitate writing: a graphic organizer and final draft writing paper.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section