Common Core Opinion Writing Template
Graphic Organizer Template for Writing an Opinion
Opinion writing - a basic form of persuasion and argument is now part of the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and applies to all elementary grade levels. Students will use this opinion writing template to write their opinion about a topic in the format of opinion, reasons, and conclusion. When you are teaching this explain to students that when we give our opinion on something, we usually give several reasons. Students are to write their opinion and reasons in the boxes, then write a concluding statement. Explain that concluding statements simply restate their opinion in slightly different way.
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Grade 1 +
Graphic Organizer Opinion Writing Template Example:
Students downoad and use this template to guide their opinion writing.
Opinion Writing Graphic Organizer - Simple Version
This version is a bit simpler, leaving out the conclusion section and using only the opinion and reasons sections. Suitable for lower primary grades.