This is a project that I created as an at home enrichment activity. This is aligned with common core standards for science, reading, and opinion writing. Includes graphic organizer for opinion writing!
As an editor of the high school newspaper, the editor-in-chief of the high school literary magazine, and a college journalism major, I have clearly always been someone who doesn’t mind writing a research paper or an essay. In fact, I welcomed these assign
This model opinion essay is a great way to show your students what a finished product should include! The essay claims that dogs are the best pets (because they are!) and includes text evidence and various types of elaboration. Each part of the essay is color coded so students can see each element of the essay! (Hook, claim, reasons, text evidence, elaboration, transitions) You can even print it out and have them color code while you show the model!
New York Times: Sept. 2014 - Editorial: Voter ID on trial in Texas: An absurdly strict law that accepts as proof of identity a concealed-weapon permit but not a student identification card is being challenged in court.