Spring Writing: Opinion Writing

Spring Opinion Writing is a fun persuasive writing project designed to showcase the joys of spring while teaching your students how to craft an effective five paragraph essay.

In this project you will find:

  • All student instructions and recording sheets
  • Clearly scaffolded directions that ensure success for all students
  • Thematic paper for writing final copies of student essays
  • An editing checklist with a list of commonly misspelled words
  • A scoring rubric based on the Common Core

State Standards: Common Core StandardsW.3.1, W.3.1a, W.3.1b, W.3.1c, W.3.1d, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.4.1, W.4.1a, W.4.1b, W.4.1c, W.4.1d, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.4.10, W.3.10, W.5.1, W.5.1a, W.5.1b, W.5.1c, W.5.1d, W.5.4, W.5.5, W.5.10, W.6.1a, W.6.1b, W.6.1c, W.6.1d, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.10, L.3.1, L.3.2, L.4.1, L.4.2, L.5.1, L.5.2, L.6.1, L.6.2