This 15-page packet includes everything you need for your students to create a 5-paragraph opinion writing piece. Each student will decide whether they are for or against living in a snow globe and back up their ideas with details.
This was used with my 4th grade co-taught class and really simplified the writing process. We went page by page to arrive at our final product. It even includes a sample essay.
1-2 Pre-writing to get ideas
3-4 Choosing a side
5-7 Composing a rough draft
8 Rough draft to edit
9-10 Final copy (black and white or color)
11 Grading rubric
12 Student example
13-14 Journaling pages (alternate assignment or pre-
15 pages not including cover page or credits