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Opinion writing is a really complex but fun genre to teach in writing class or English language arts class. This blog post shares tips for how you can brainstorm opinion writing topics for your opinion writing unit in ELA. My suggestions include things like choosing a meaty writing prompt, letting students form their own arguments based on their opinions, and color coding text for research. You can make opinion writing both engaging and challenging! Click to read more.