"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 can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.
Help your students develop and prepare a well-reasoned argument with this handy organizer! First students will choose a topic that they feel strongly about, then they'll explain the reasons for their opinion and practice writing a concluding statement.
Once students have completed their first draft of opinion writing, use this handy checklist to guide them through the peer review process. Students will look for a clear opinion, supporting reasons, a conclusion, and correct spelling and punctuation.
Help your students prepare to write about their favorite book with this opinion writing organizer. This handy worksheet breaks down opinion writing into easy-to-follow steps that will have your kids writing persuasive essays with ease in no time.
Learn more about your students' favorite school subjects with this engaging opinion writing prompt and rubric. Students will contemplate their favorite subject while they fill out the pre-writing planner, then they'll write out their essay on page two.
Challenge your students to form a well-reasoned argument with this writing prompt (and rubric!) that's sure to evoke some strong opinions. Students will think about how much homework second graders should be given and make their case in essay form.
Encourage your second graders to develop a well-reasoned argument about the length of recesses with this writing prompt and rubric. Students can use the pre-writing planner to develop their argument, then they'll write out their opinion on page two.
Use this graphic organizer to help your students learn how to write a fully formed opinion. This helpful worksheet breaks down opinion writing into three easy steps that will have your kids conquering persuasive writing in no time!
With this worksheet, students will read a short text about Malala Yousafzai's fight for girls’ rights to education in Pakistan, and then answer questions about the importance of standing up for what they believe in.
Once students have completed their first draft of opinion writing, guide students through a peer review conference with this checklist! Students will reread their own work and then a partner's work, checking for punctuation, capitalization, and more.
Your second graders have been developing their opinion writing over the course of the year. Now it's time to assess your students' abilities to develop a well-reasoned argument with this end-of-year writing prompt about homework.
With a tendency to focus on the negative, it's helpful to learn how to cultivate feelings of positivity, joy, and calmness. Children will practice seeing the bright side as a way to improve self-awareness, manage stress, and build social emotional skills.