This W.K.1 kindergarten opinion writing unit includes lesson plans, writing prompts, writing papers, rubrics, graphic organizers, and assessments perfect for making your Opinion Writing unit a breeze. In kindergarten, students must state their opinion on a clear topic.
There are 6 lesson plans, which can be spread out over the course of 3 or 4 weeks. There are many activities within each lesson plans, which should take you about 1-2 days to complete each. The lesson plans are scaffolded to gradually teach the process of writing opinion pieces.
Lesson 1- What is an Opinion?
Lesson 2- Structure of an Opinion Piece
Lesson 3- Stating an Opinion
Lesson 4- Supplying a Reason
Lesson 5- Writing Our Opinion on Topics
Lesson 6- Writing Our Opinion on Books
Writing Prompts for cyclical practice throughout the year [also in digital option]
Graphic organizers to use as needed [also in digital option]
Writing papers with primary lines and regular lines (3 options with picture sizes) [also in digital option]
Assessments (teacher and self) [also in digital option]
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This unit covers the Writing Common Core State Standard W.K.1:
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is…).
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