Hershey Kiss Opinion Writing

good opinion piece idea

W.1.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure. This is a great guide for children to writing opinion pieces. It helps children organize their thoughts before hand making it easier to write the official piece.



Great for Opinion Writing. Students will write an opinion piece about which silverware is the best

Persuasive Graphic Organizer

Some great mentor texts here for narrative, informational, and opinion/persuasive writing!!

Great blog post about classroom library…with pics! Plus, FREE Genre Posters from Having Class in Third Grade

super power writing- good idea for the first week of school

Classroom Boggle- for kids who finish early! First off, I LOVE boggle!! Secondly, this is an awesome way to keep kids busy if they finish early and it would be easy to change some letters at the end of each day or the next morning!

Opinion Graphic Organizer 2nd Grade | ... discussion about opinion writing. I introduced this graphic organizer

Have I Got An Opinion For You! Books for teaching opinion writing

Opinion Writing

PERSUASIVE BROCHURES! A great alternative to persuasive letter writing, and they can be adapted to any subject area.

Monthly Writing Activities~ Topics organized by season that can be adapted for many grade levels.

I love the differentiation! It's a giant writing menu! I might also add biography, menu, narrative, report, opinion/persuasive, how to, etc. to the list.

FREE printables to make your own focus sticks for your students. Students use focus sticks to develop and assess their own writing. FREE corresponding classroom posters.

Writing goals