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Opinion Writing: Using NewsELA to Write Opinion Pieces

Do your students write opinion pieces that don’t include supporting evidence? My students did at first, so I knew I needed a great mini-lesson on writing opinion pieces. In this post, I’ll walk you through using NewsELA, which is a free...

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10 Mentor Texts for Teaching Opinion Writing

Using mentor texts to teach opinion writing is the best! See below for my favorites! Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. You don’t have to purchase them through my links, but if you do, it’s much appreciated! ...