In this lesson you will learn how to identify and describe opinion writing by finding words that show strong feelings, a clear opinion statement, and supporting reasons.
Lesson • Rebecca Hipps
In this lesson you will brainstorm opinion topics by listing things that you care about, and that give you strong feelings.
In this lesson, you will learn how to develop a thesis statement by checking to make sure you have strong reasons to support it.
In this lesson, you will learn how to draft body paragraphs by stretching out your reasons with examples from your life.
In this lesson, you will learn how to make your paragraphs flow by connecting your examples to your opinion.
In this lesson, you will learn how to pull in your reader by posing a question or making a bold statement.
In this lesson, you will learn to draft a conclusion that will leave your reader thinking by restating your thesis and giving a plea for action.
Video • 2:19 min
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