Common Core Alignment:.

W.3.1:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

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

W.3.1a:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.

W.3.1b:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Provide reasons that support the opinion.

W.4.1:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

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

W.4.1a:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer's purpose.

W.4.1b:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.