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Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is . . .).

 
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Oh My! It's Apple Pie!

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: An Apple a Day is a Fun Way to Learn
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: An Apple a Day is a Fun Way to Learn
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students give and opinion and validate it.

 
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Look Out Kindergarten Here I Come

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Let's Read and Write About Families
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Let's Read and Write About Families
Karin Adams
Tempe, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We will read about Henry and his new kindergarten class and then write about what we like in our kindergarten class.

 
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Should Animals Wear Clothes? 5 of 5

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Should Animals Wear Clothes
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Should Animals Wear Clothes
Karin Adams
Tempe, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Sentence frames provide ELLs language support and a framework to explain their thinking. They are used in this lesson to help students write a brief opinion paper in response to a story read aloud.

 
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Sentence Order and Write

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Jack and the Beanstalk Unit
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Jack and the Beanstalk Unit
Kelli Smith
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Ordering Sentences about Jack- making a needed skill fun and familiar!

 
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Eat Your Peas, Louise!

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Making a Reading and Writing Connection
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Making a Reading and Writing Connection
Deborah Moran
Whitmore Lake, MI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

When we read, we get ideas that can help us to start writing.

 
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Are You Afraid of Anything 2/4

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Are You Afraid?
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Are You Afraid?
Karin Adams
Tempe, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Before we write our opinions, we need to think about the story and decide which event we liked best.

 
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The Ever Changing Seasons

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Apples
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Apples
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Observing a native tree helps students gather and communicate information which describes the qualitative changes through the seasons.

 
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Growing "Beanstalks"- A Cross-Curricular Connection (Science and Writing)

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Jack and the Beanstalk Unit
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Jack and the Beanstalk Unit
Kelli Smith
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

GROW beans, scientists, readers and writers... all with one task!

 
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The Gingerbread Man Gets All Wet!

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: A Dozen Gingerbread Treats
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: A Dozen Gingerbread Treats
Deborah Moran
Whitmore Lake, MI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

This gingerbread lesson shows how predicting outcomes is an important part of content and literacy learning .

 
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dunked
   

Green Eggs and Ham

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Dr. Seuss
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Dr. Seuss
Karin Adams
Tempe, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We will talk about the 5 W's of the story and write whether we like green eggs & ham or do not like green eggs & ham.

 
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What Can You Make From a Little CLoud?

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: The Very Busy Author--Eric Carle
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: The Very Busy Author--Eric Carle
Deborah Moran
Whitmore Lake, MI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students can form opinions and use them to write a story, even about a Little Cloud.

 
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Introduction to Opinion Writing

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: My Opinions Matter!
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: My Opinions Matter!
Kelli Smith
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Let them choose and they'll willingly share their ideas!

Standards:
 
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thinking
   

Is the Grinch Good or Bad?

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Winter
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Winter
Karin Adams
Tempe, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Is the Grinch mean or nice? We will give and defend our opinions after listening to the story.

 
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Are You Afraid of Anything 4/4

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Are You Afraid?
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Are You Afraid?
Karin Adams
Tempe, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

My favorite part of the story is my opinion.

Standards:
 
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Should Animals Wear Clothes? 4 of 5

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Should Animals Wear Clothes
Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Should Animals Wear Clothes
Karin Adams
Tempe, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Using sentence frames the students will dictate a sentence to be written on the predictable chart using adjectives to describe a character.

Standards:
 
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