Can we please stop justifying ignorance by saying "everyone has a right to their opinion". Opinions are like: "I prefer coffee over tea" not: "I think women/ the LGBT community/people of color are sub-human".
Writing and photography activity. Students choose the best part of them and describe what they love. Great for the beginning of the year to get to know students. Must cultivate an appropriate classroom climate first.
I "Mustache" Your Opinion (An Opinion Writing Unit)
FREE Opinion Words Chart This poster will help children identify fact or opinion.This opinion poster supports the common core standards and will benefit students understanding of fact and opinion, and help them prepare for standardized test.
LA I love the book Hey Little Ant. I think it is a great way to start teaching opinion and persuasive writing. There are several worksheets that go along with this book and several activities I could do as well.
Writing an Opinion – How we do it in our classroom
How do you teach opinion writing? We focus on building each part of the opinion paragraph through oral language partner practice, games, and fun. By scaffolding learning, we can focus and students learn to write well-crafted opinion pieces.