Third Grade Opinion Writing Prompts and Worksheets

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Description

These opinion writing prompts are a must-have for teaching persuasive writing. These opinion writing worksheets are no prep and perfect for 3rd grade writing lessons or writing centers.

This is a year's worth of worksheets that includes student friendly and seasonal topics (so that students can have fun writing opinion pieces throughout the school year (e.g. Easter, Halloween, Christmas, Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter)!

*NOTE - This activity has the Easel digital overlay tool option. Text boxes have been added!

These opinion writing worksheets are common core aligned to the grade 3 writing standard:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.1:

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.

Note: These worksheets can still be used for fourth graders who are working below their grade level.

When/how to use it:

  • Whole group writing lessons
  • Small group work (literacy and writing centers)
  • Writer's Workshop
  • Independent writing practice
  • Early finishers
  • Morning work
  • Homework
  • Assessment

What is included:

30 pages of writing prompts/worksheets (25 ready to go and 5 blank templates).

The prompts are in 5 different template styles. Some are more scaffolded/picture based, whereas others have more lines, for more advanced writers.

  • The Best Animal
  • The Best Insect
  • The Best Christmas Treat
  • The Best Season
  • The Best Sport
  • The Best _______ (Blank Template)
  • Do You Prefer Butterflies or Ladybugs?
  • Do You Prefer Rain or Snow?
  • Do You Prefer Summer or Winter?
  • Do You Prefer Birthdays or Halloween?
  • Do You Prefer Easter or Christmas?
  • Do You Prefer_______?(Blank Template)
  • Would You Rather...be the teacher or the student?
  • Would You Rather...be strong or be able to fly?
  • Would You Rather...be a mermaid or a leprechaun?
  • Would You Rather...play basketball or soccer?
  • Would You Rather...be a dinosaur or a lion?
  • Would You Rather_______?(Blank Template)
  • My Favorite Candy
  • My Favorite Dessert
  • My Favorite Junk Food
  • My Favorite Fruit
  • My Favorite Drink
  • My Favorite_______(Blank Template)
  • Which Is Better...cats or dogs?
  • Which Is Better...reading or playing sport?
  • Which Is Better...sand or snow?
  • Which Is Better...spring or fall?
  • Which Is Better...doughnuts or sundaes?
  • Which Is Better_______?(Blank Template)

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Opinion Writing Worksheet (Freebie)

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Total Pages
30 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.

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