W.2.1 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.1

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"Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section."

These worksheets and lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Write a Letter to the President
Write a Letter to the President
Worksheet
Write a Letter to the President
Help nurture a sense of civic engagement—and encourage letter-writing skills, too—with this fill-in-the blanks letter-writing activity.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Valentine Letter
Valentine Letter
Worksheet
Valentine Letter
This valentine letter worksheet helps your child write a thoughtful note from the heart. Write a valentine letter free of cheesy catchphrases.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
My Book Report
My Book Report
Worksheet
My Book Report
Young readers will enjoy reflecting on a recent book with this engaging template.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Plan a Persuasive Paragraph
Plan a Persuasive Paragraph
Worksheet
Plan a Persuasive Paragraph
This worksheet walks second and third graders through the steps of planning and writing a persuasive paragraph, from selecting a topic to forming an opinion and providing reasoning for their opinion.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Let’s Make Change
Let’s Make Change
Worksheet
Let’s Make Change
With this worksheet, students will think about something they would like to see changed in the world. Provide them with this graphic organizer to organize their ideas.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Opinion Graphic Organizer
Opinion Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Opinion Graphic Organizer
Looking for an opinion graphic organizer for your learner? Check out this worksheet template that helps your child list an opinion, reasons, and conclusion.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Extra, Extra! Read All About It
Extra, Extra! Read All About It
Lesson plan
Extra, Extra! Read All About It
Students will learn to structure their written arguments as they create their own class paper full of opinion editorial pieces in this fun, real-world driven lesson. Step right up and write all about it!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Here’s What I Think!
Here’s What I Think!
Lesson plan
Here’s What I Think!
Second graders love field trips and sharing their opinions! This fun lesson combines both, as students must convince their teacher to take them on a field trip by practicing their opinion writing and using paragraph structure.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
"Fu" for You (Good Fortune for You)
Lesson plan
"Fu" for You (Good Fortune for You)
What do red envelopes, pomelos, and water narcissus flowers have in common? They all bring good fortune during the Chinese New Year! In this lesson, students will write about someone to whom they would like to grant good fortune.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
Lesson plan
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
What do like to groove to? Bebop or hip-hop? In this Black History Month lesson plan, students will listen to and learn about two music genres heavily influenced by African-Americans. Then they will write about which genre they prefer.
kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
So You Want to Be the Easter Bunny?
So You Want to Be the Easter Bunny?
Lesson plan
So You Want to Be the Easter Bunny?
Have you ever wanted to be that magical rabbit who delivers chocolate eggs to children all over the world? In this fun Easter lesson plan, students will get to do just that, all while practicing their persuasive writing skills.
2nd grade
Lesson plan
Fact or Opinion
Fact or Opinion
Lesson plan
Fact or Opinion
Help your ELs learn to understand and differentiate between fact and opinion through the analysis of nonfiction text. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to the Fact or Opinion: Part 1 lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

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