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Lesson 2: Opinion Pieces – Organizational Structure


Writing an Opinion Piece Unit Plan - Grade 5 and Grade 6 | Lesson 2 | 60 minutes


A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify and explore the organizational structure of an opinion piece.


Common Core State Standards alignment

Grade 5 > English Language Arts Standards > Writing > Text Types and Purposes > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

Grade 6 > English Language Arts Standards > Writing > Text Types and Purposes > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.1
Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.