Have your students begin their opinion writing with a strong sentence starter.
These opinion sentence starters will help to get your students… well, started! Set them out on the right track with these strong opening statements. Give your students a copy each for their books or print out on tabloid size, laminate and cut them and then put them up in your room.How do I print this teaching resource?
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Common Core State Standards alignment
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure....
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding st...
Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons....
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer's purpose....
Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition)....
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer's purpose....
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