Disclaimer: In no way is this meant to replace all of the materials provided to you by TC, including their books and/or CDs, but this is meant to be a strong supplement to provide teacher support while teaching TC units.
Teacher's College Reader's and Writer's Workshop Baby Literary Essay Unit Supplements includes:
-essential and guided questions for each bend
-sample published piece
-lots of printable short stories! (plus suggested texts)
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.
Provide reasons that support the opinion.
Use linking words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for example) to connect opinion and reasons.
Provide a concluding statement or section.