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Lesson 1: Convince Me, if You Can!


Writing an Opinion Piece Unit Plan - Grade 5 and Grade 6 | Lesson 1 | 60 minutes


A 60 minute lesson designed to introduce the purpose of opinion writing.


Common Core State Standards alignment

Grade 5 > English Language Arts Standards > Speaking & Listening > Comprehension and Collaboration > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Grade 6 > English Language Arts Standards > Speaking & Listening > Comprehension and Collaboration > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6.1
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.


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