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Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

 
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Should Kids Have Cell Phones? Opinion Writing

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Aspiring Authors!
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Aspiring Authors!
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Should kids carry cell phones? Students will get to decide as they compose a five paragraph opinion essay.

 
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First Day of School: It is Great to be Kings and Queens of the Classroom!

4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Getting to know the new students and setting the classroom climate, expectations, and procedures.

 
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iPad App Debate: How to Write a Persuasive Essay

4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will learn how to compose a persuasive letter in preparation for tomorrow's culminating activity where they will compose a persuasive trying to convince me to pick their choice of iPad apps.

 
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4th Grade ELA » Unit: Aspiring Authors!
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The students will learn the elements of a great persuasive letter as they compose a letter to a prospective Mars astronaut persuading the astronaut to either carry out the mission or to rethink their decision about the mission.

 
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Beginning to the End: Writing an Introduction and Conclusion

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Opinions in Writing
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Opinions in Writing
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students learn that an introduction informs the reader about the topic of the essay and a conclusion leaves them with something to think or do.

 
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iPad App Debate: Persuasive Letter and Presentation

4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Convince me if you can! Students will write a letter trying to convince me that we should purchase the app that they think is best for our 4th grade class to use.

 
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iPad App Debate: Research

4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will research, write about, and present the PERFECT app for our 4th grade classroom to me, the teacher, in the hopes of convincing me to purchase that app.

 
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The Whipping Boy - Opinion Writing

4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Whipping Boy
4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Whipping Boy
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The students will write a five paragraph essay to support their opinions on whether they agree or disagree with the use of shipping boys for royalty.

 
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Change Over Time

4th Grade Science » Unit: Watersheds and Water Quality
4th Grade Science » Unit: Watersheds and Water Quality
Meredith Gannon
Vancouver, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The stream ecosystem is changed by weather, erosion, and human activity.

 
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Connection Time: Planning Our Essay About Ruby's Variations

4th grade ELA » Unit: The Story of Ruby Bridges
4th grade ELA » Unit: The Story of Ruby Bridges
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Evaluating different forms of media presentations is an important skill for children to learn.

 
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Keeping the Fire Burning: Drafting an Opinion Piece

4th grade ELA » Unit: Firestorm!
4th grade ELA » Unit: Firestorm!
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Forming and expressing opinions about texts shows a deeper understanding of the text.

 
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Mars One Close Read - Opinion Writing

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Mars One Project
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Mars One Project
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Should we send people on a one way trip to Mars to colonize the planet? Students will get to decide as they from an opinion and write about the Mars One Project.

 
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mars
   

Try Something New: A Nutritious Celebration

4th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body Systems
4th Grade Science » Unit: Human Body Systems
Meredith Gannon
Vancouver, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet.

 
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Native American Petroglyphs - Opinion Writing - Organizing Thoughts

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Native American Tribes of Utah
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Native American Tribes of Utah
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We are starting an opinion writing project today. We will organize our thoughts by creating a 4 square graphic organizer.

 
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Organizing the Closet: Right Side Interactive Notebook Activity

4th grade ELA » Unit: Read It and Rate It: A Real Life Look at Persuasive Writing
4th grade ELA » Unit: Read It and Rate It: A Real Life Look at Persuasive Writing
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Understanding fact and opinion is necessary to identifying bias in texts.

 
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