Quantcast
Common Core: W.3.10

Lessonset 3rd grade opinion writing: responding to a persuasive prompt

Interpreting a persuasive writing prompt, brainstorming topics and drafting and revising a persuasive response in the 3rd grade for the prompt: Your teachers has announced that the class will take a field trip. He will let you decide where you want to go. Write a letter explaining where you would want to go on a class field trip and why. Try to convince your teacher to take you there.
  1. Identify what a writing prompt is asking

    Identify what a writing prompt is asking

    Common Core: W.3.10 | by: Luciano D'Orazio

    In this lesson, you will learn how to identify what a writing prompt is asking and what kind of writing you'll need to do by using key words in the prompt.

  2. Create a thesis statement

    Create a thesis statement

    Common Core: W.3.1a | by: Luciano D'Orazio

    In this lesson you will learn how to create a thesis statement by making a list of possible ideas and asking questions about them.

  3. Organize pre-writing to answer a persuasive writing prompt

    Organize pre-writing to answer a persuasive writing prompt

    Common Core: W.3.4 | by: Luciano D'Orazio

    In this lesson you will learn how to organize your pre-writing to answer the prompt by using a short plan.

  4. Writing a hook sentence and introducing a thesis statement

    Writing a hook sentence and introducing a thesis statement

    Common Core: W.3.1a | by: Luciano D'Orazio

    In this lesson, you will learn how to begin your response by first hooking the reader and then telling them what you will be arguing.

  5. Write body paragraphs for a persuasive letter

    Write body paragraphs for a persuasive letter

    Common Core: W.3.1a | by: Luciano D'Orazio

    In this lesson, you will learn how to you write body paragraphs by stating your reason and then supporting it with evidence.

  6. Write a conclusion for a persuasive letter

    Write a conclusion for a persuasive letter

    Common Core: W.3.1d | by: Luciano D'Orazio

    In this lesson, you will learn how to conclude your response by referring to the prompt and the "big ideas" of your response.

  7. Use transition words to connect related ideas

    Use transition words to connect related ideas

    Common Core: W.3.1c | by: Luciano D'Orazio

    In this lesson, you will learn how to connect related ideas by using transition words.

  8. Revising an opinion letter for focus

    Revising an opinion letter for focus

    Common Core: W.3.5 | by: Luciano D'Orazio

    In this lesson, you will learn how to make sure your writing is focused on the prompt by using the prompt as you review your work.