This opinion writing paper packet was created and designed to be used to support instruction in persuasive speeches, petitions, editorials, and persuasive letter writing which falls within opinion writing Common Core Standard Writing Standard 3.1.
Included in this opinion writing packet are:
• Differentiated paper choices
• Graphic organizers aligned to opinion writing text type
• Persuasive sentence starters/thought prompts to use in oral rehearsal or persuasive writing planning
• BW and color paper versions
Teachers will love the differentiation possibilities to support all your writers during writing workshop. There are generic templates so that students can write about any topic they choose. Kids will love the variety of paper choices. Scaffolds of support that will help even your most reluctant writers are provided by the graphic organizers and thought prompts are included.
As a literacy coach, instructional coach and district staff developer, this resource includes many of the writing paper resources I use on the job with teachers and students in classrooms every day.