Christmas Writing: Opinion Writing - Four Focus Questions

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Four full lessons to practice opinion writing (persuasive writing) with Christmas-related focus questions. Digital and Printable versions included!

This product is a bundle of the following four resources:

Opinion Writing For Christmas {Gifts}

Opinion Writing For Christmas {Holiday Lights}

Opinion Writing For Christmas {Santa's Outfit}

Opinion Writing For Christmas {Christmas Trees}

Click on each product above for previews and details!

The focus questions included are:

• "Is it more fun to GIVE a gift or RECEIVE a gift?"

• "Are holiday lights more festive on a tree or on a house?"

• "Does Santa's outfit need an update?"

• "REAL or FAKE, which type of Christmas tree is better?"

Eight carefully-selected facts related to each question are included for students to analyze, discuss, and use to help support their opinion and persuade their audience.

EACH RESOURCE INCLUDES:

Printable Version:

• Lesson Plan

• "Poll Question" to engage students

• Fact Cards and Sorting Mat

• Focus Question poster

• Essay Planner (3 versions)

• Transition Words & Phrases Reference Tool

• Writing Paper

• Points-of-View Extension

Digital (Google Slides) Version Includes:

• Accessing Background Knowledge slide

• Fact slides (with vocab help)

• Fact Sorting slide

• Focus Question poster

• Essay Planning slides (3 versions)

• Transition Words & Phrases Reference slide

• Essay Paper slides (to type essay)

*Zip file also includes a PDF of sample responses using my free Earth Day focus question. Includes a one-paragraph, three-paragraph, and five-paragraph sample response, completed planners, and analyses of each response's structure.

Click HERE to see the BUNDLE of ALL my Fact-Based Opinion Writing lessons.

**For personal and single classroom use only. If using with multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses at the discounted rate.**

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Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

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