W.3.1.A Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.1.A

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"Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons."

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

Lesson Plans

G or PG? Persuade Me!
G or PG? Persuade Me!
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G or PG? Persuade Me!
Does your class enjoy watching movies? In this action-packed lesson, students will state their opinion on G vs. PG-rated movies in schools, and share three reasons to support it. No silent films here, as students will have a lot to say.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Tell Me About It! Writing Opinion Essays
Tell Me About It! Writing Opinion Essays
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Tell Me About It! Writing Opinion Essays
Do your students have strong opinions? This lesson, which features a bunch of fun essay-building exercises, provides an outlet for young writers to express their opinions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Fact or Opinion: Part 3
Fact or Opinion: Part 3
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Fact or Opinion: Part 3
In Fact or Opinion: Part 3, your students will take what they learned from the previous lessons and apply it by writing their own personal opinion essays.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Town Signage
Town Signage
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Town Signage
In this lesson, students will learn about the history of their town while improving their writing and research skills. No matter how big or small the town, there’s always something fun to uncover in this assignment!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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What's On Your Mind?
What's On Your Mind?
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What's On Your Mind?
What’s on their minds? In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to creatively express their opinions in the context of a "letter to the editor." Students will make connections between real social issues and writing!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Standing Up for Symbols
Standing Up for Symbols
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Standing Up for Symbols
Students will show off their patriotism as they put their research and oral advocacy skills to the test in this history lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Opinion Writing: Brainstorming to Establish Credibility
Opinion Writing: Brainstorming to Establish Credibility
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Opinion Writing: Brainstorming to Establish Credibility
Opinion writers need to establish credibility so that their audience will value their opinion. In this lesson, your students learn how to establish themselves as authorities on their chosen writing topics.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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My Teacher for President!
My Teacher for President!
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My Teacher for President!
Need a promotion? Then have your students participate in a writing lesson that will have them voting for you! Give students the opportunity to place teachers in the spotlight, as they persuade others why teachers make the best presidents.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Supporting Opinions with Style
Supporting Opinions with Style
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Supporting Opinions with Style
Your students’ organization and prewriting skills will shine as they introduce their topic, state an opinion, and list three supporting reasons.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Stylish Opinion Topic Sentences
Stylish Opinion Topic Sentences
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Stylish Opinion Topic Sentences
Your class' prewriting skills will burst with style as they state opinion and supporting reason sentences with descriptive adjectives.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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