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Lesson 11: Opinion Speeches – Presenting


Writing an Opinion Piece Unit Plan - Grade 5 and Grade 6 | Lesson 11 | 60 minutes


A 60 minute lesson in which students will present an opinion speech to the class using appropriate oral presentation skills.


Common Core State Standards alignment

Grade 5 > English Language Arts Standards > Speaking & Listening > Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.4
Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

Grade 6 > English Language Arts Standards > Speaking & Listening > Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6.4
Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.