Need some structure to help your students learn to write a well-thought out opinion paper? This 3 week unit will help your students identify the necessary elements to support their opinion. They will learn to state their opinion, identify reasons, and write an organized paper. Students will begin with an opinion paragraph and then have an opportunity to write two opinion papers. Your students will love the Perfect Pet assignment! Along the way, your students will practice using linking words and writing compound sentences. This unit will help you meet Common Core Standard 4.W.1, and partially meet 4.L.1 and 4.L.2.