We found 55 resources with the concept opinion writing
Writing an Opinion Requiring Voting
5th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewChallenge writers to compose an essay detailing their stance on, and the history of, voting. Three assignments, each broken down into three parts, requires fifth graders to take notes, read and complete charts, write paragraphs, compare...
Writing an Opinion: Is Pride Good or Bad?
2nd CCSS: Designed
New ReviewDoes pride really goeth before the fall, or can it be essential to one's development? Second graders read two of Aesop's fables that refer to pride in their morals, and write a short essay about whether pride is good or bad, based on...
Opinion Writing Prompts from ABCmouse (English and Spanish)
K - 2nd
Available in Spanish and English, these opinion writing prompts are perfect for writing centers, homework assignments, student writing portfolios, and more. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands of other resources for Preschool through 2nd grade. Visit www.ABCmouse.com/Teachers to sign up.
The Lone Woman and San Nicholas Island
3rd - 5th
Explore the fascinating archaeology of San Nicholas Island in the Channel Islands of the California coast. You'll find a video on the story of the "Lone Woman", activities for learners to imagine what it would have been like to be alone on an island, and consider the ethics involved in archaeological digs and excavation.
Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island: Lesson Plan 3
4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Should researchers be able to excavate, examine, and remove Native American artifacts from historic sites? Should companies be permitted to build on sacred Native American land? After watching West of the West's documentary, The Lone...
"Would You Rather?" Writing Prompts
2nd - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Would you rather eat a cricket or a worm? Have your young writers decide and write about why. Choose from 35 different writing prompts to spark interest and creativity. Even your most reluctant writers are sure to enjoy. Each prompt also...
Family Time: 2nd Grade ELA Unit
Challenge, extra support, and English language development make up differentiated instruction offered by three Houghton Mifflin English language arts units. Included in the Family Time themed collection, are detailed lesson plans, activities, worksheets, printables, and handouts.
Smart Solutions: Challenge Activities (Theme 6)
3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Smart Solutions is the theme of unit comprised of activities designed to challenge minds and stretch writing muscles. Enthusiastic writers create their own comic strip, write a problem-solution essay, an opinion letter, a funny story, a...
Nature Walk: Challenge Activities (Theme 2)
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
A three-story unit offers an assortment of challenge activities. Scholars complete a variety of activities, including writing their own campfire song, crafting an opinion paragraph, creating their own club, working on a picture book, and...
First Grade Writing Rubrics
Here is a set of three first grade writing rubrics designed to meet the Common Core writing standards for opinion, informative, and narrative writing pieces. They each include four levels of performance—beginning, developing, proficient, and exemplary—while also addressing Common Core language standards. The rubrics come in both PDF form and a document version for easy editing.
Kindergarten Writing Rubrics
Here is a set of three kindergarten writing rubrics designed to meet the Common Core writing standards for opinion, informative, and narrative writing pieces. They each include four levels of performance—beginning, developing, proficient, and exemplary—while also addressing Common Core language standards. The rubrics come in both PDF form and a document version for easy editing.
Facts vs. Opinions vs. Informed Opinions and their Role in Journalism
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Do reporters write about what they see, or what they think? Examine the differences between investigative writing and opinion writing with a lesson from PBS. Learners look over different examples of each kind of reporting, and convince...