Opinion/Persuasive Writing Unit


Here are 16 easy to follow writing mini lessons to teach opinion, persuasive and touch on argumentative writing!  Read the description below to learn more details about this unit.


16 Mini Lessons Structured in the Following Way:

• Materials including pre-made charts for use with the lesson
• Hook- a fun way to start the mini lesson
• Teaching Point- straightforward statement about lesson goal
• Modeling- showing skill with writing samples/mentor texts
• Practice-an opportunity for students to practice with partners
• Share-an opportunity for students to share accomplishments

Mini Lesson Topics Included:

• A Crash Course in Persuasion
• Brainstorming: Problems
• Brainstorming: Solutions
• Brainstorming: Things That are Unappreciated
• Brainstorming: Things You Wished Existed
• Drafting: Unstoppable Writing
• Revising: Creating a Strong Thesis Statement
• Editing: As You Go
• Elaborating: Lots of Reasons
• Elaborating: Collecting Data and Evidence
• Elaborating: Adding a Well Thought Out Solution
• Thinking About Your Audience
• Revising: Organizing Your Draft
• Speech Day
• Petitions
• Letters

Also Included In This Product:

• Writing Workshop Schedule Pie Chart
• Writing Workshop Noise Level Poster
• Conference Tracking Sheet
• Student Checklist
• End of Unit Grading Rubric
• 16 Writing Samples to Support Modeling Skills for Students
• 4 Charts


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