Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond
Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4} - learning-at-the-primary-pond

Second Grade Opinion Writing - Reviews & Persuasive Letters {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 4}

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Opinion writing lessons (reviews and persuasive letters), writing rubrics, printable writing paper, posters and visuals, graphic organizers for planning, and more - for second grade students!

This 5-week unit will help you teach your second-grade students to write reviews and persuasive letters! 

The lessons first have students write reviews to share their opinions about restaurants, movies, games, and more. Then, students write persuasive letters to people in the community with suggestions about ways to improve the community.

This unit is designed to be taught at the beginning or middle of the year but can be used anytime you want to teach students how to write opinion/persuasive pieces and/or letters. 

In this unit, students will learn how to:
- Plan and write persuasive reviews and letters
- Craft engaging introductions and conclusions for their pieces
- Provide background information on the topic that they are writing about
- Give reasons to support an opinion, and expand upon those reasons with more details and examples
- Include descriptions and adjectives in their writing
- Use transition words
- Follow writing conventions, including by capitalizing product names, using commas in the greeting and closing of a letter, using apostrophes in contractions and possessives, and spell words correctly using a dictionary
- Revise and edit their work independently and with a partner

This unit includes:
- 26 detailed minilessons that will last a little over 5 weeks
- Daily language arts/grammar exercises that complement the minilessons
- Clear unit goals, daily objectives, and Common Core alignment
- Posters, visual aids, and materials to go with the mini lessons (all color materials also have black and white versions included)
- Printable writing paper
- A writing stages display and materials to make a genre bulletin board
- A list of mentor texts to accompany the unit
- FAQs and important information to help you set up the writing workshop
- Rubrics, anecdotal note forms, and other materials to help you get organized 
- An opinion writing rubric that you can use throughout the year
- 153 total pages of materials and resources

 

This is the fourth unit in an 8-unit writing curriculum series for second grade. CLICK HERE to view the complete curriculum.

Please contact Alison at Alison@LearningAtThePrimaryPond.com if you have any questions about the materials!

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