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.
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Learning Objectives

Students will write an opinion paragraph using linking words.


(5 minutes)
Field Trip OpinionThe Best VacationThe Best Food
  • Ask students to close their eyes and imagine the most amazing place the class could go for a field trip. When they have a place in their mind, ask them to show a thumbs-up.
  • Explain that today the students are going to get a chance to write an opinion paragraph that convinces you to take them to a particular place for a field trip.

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