We found 402 resources with the concept opinions
Responding to Conflict: Mediation
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat happens when two parties can't come to agreement? Scholars explore the role of a mediator through part 10 of a 15-part series of peacebuilding lessons. Through individual work and role play, pupils brainstorm solutions until they...
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...
Why Facts Don't Convince People (and what you can do about it)
3 mins 9th - 12th
Birthers. Fake news. Terms all too familiar in the 21st century. Why is it that even when presented with facts it is impossible to convince some people that their opinions are wrong? Check out a short video that examines the psychology...
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.
Reading Nonfiction: Analyzing Joseph McCarthy's "Enemies from Within" Speech
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Looking for a lesson plan that teaches class members how to analyze nonfiction? Use Joseph McCarthy's famous "Enemies from Within" speech as a instructional text. Worksheet questions direct readers' attention to the many historical...
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...
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.
Close Reading: Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
1st CCSS: Designed
Three readings make up a close reading lesson plan showcasing Mem Fox's picture book, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge. After each reading, take part in a different activity designed to support comprehension and answer the question,...
The Lightning Thief: During Reading Strategy
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
After reading up to page 371 of Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, get insight into how Percy felt making a major decision through active discussion strategies that enable both academic and thoughtful...
The Lightning Thief: Before Reading Strategy
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
This pre-reading activity will certainly make your class ponder. With five questions to reflect upon, get insight to the moral dilemma Percy faced in the novel Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan.
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: Problematic Situations
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
When is it okay to go against authority and what can happen if you do? This is the leading question in this activity to accompany your classroom reading of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi. After reading chapter eight,...
Talk About Alcohol: Why Are Young People Advised Not to Drink?
7th - 10th
What should young people think about before drinking alcohol? Have your class consider the eight reasons listed here, some of which are facts, and others opinions. Pupils rank each statement from one to eight, where one is the most...