Writing an Opinion Piece Unit Plan – Grade 5 and Grade 6
11 x Lessons
This English unit addresses the genre of persuasive writing; specifically, how to write an effective opinion piece.
It consists of 11 lessons of approximately 60 minutes duration.
The sequence of lessons and suggested time frames should be regarded as a guide only; teachers should pace lessons in accordance with the individual learning needs of their class.
An independent writing task, which may couple as an assessment task, is included in the unit. The number of lessons required to complete this task may vary from class to class.