W.1.1 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.1

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"Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure."

These lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Lesson Plans

New Word Writing
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New Word Writing
Help your first graders learn word formation with this lesson that has them create a new word and write a story about it.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Opinion Writers!
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Opinion Writers!
Write on! Give your students the chance to express themselves with this engaging lesson. Your class will write expressive opinion essays to develop cognitive awareness.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Beginning Writing: All About Me
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Beginning Writing: All About Me
This lesson will take the fear out of writing by allowing your students to write about what makes them happy. It provides a simple way to give young writers creative freedom.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Class Pets
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Class Pets
Have your students been begging for a class pet? Combine opinion letter writing with science as your students try to convince you to get the PERFECT class pet.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Thumbs Up or Down?
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Thumbs Up or Down?
Catalina Magdalena Hoopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan Was Her Name, and students will have a blast writing persuasive sentences about her. This quirky lesson is sure to please young, creative minds.
Year one
Reading & Writing
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Extra, Extra! Read All About It
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Extra, Extra! Read All About It
Students will learn to structure their written arguments as they create their own class paper full of opinion editorial pieces in this fun, real-world driven lesson. Step right up and write all about it!
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Do year two Opinions Matter?
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Do year two Opinions Matter?
Do your students respect their peers' opinions? This lesson teaches first graders that their opinions matter by encouraging them to write out opinions and back them up with reasons.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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It’s My Opinion
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It’s My Opinion
Forming and sharing opinions is a vital part of self-expression. Use the following lesson to help your students write opinions and support them with three convincing reasons.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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It’s Okay to Argue
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It’s Okay to Argue
We don’t want arguments in the classroom, right? Actually arguments aren’t all bad! In this lesson, students learn to write argumentative essays.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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How My Life Will Be
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How My Life Will Be
It's never to early to start dreaming about the future! In this lesson, engage your students in thinking about how their lives will be, all while practising persuasive writing and using future tense verbs!
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
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Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
What do like to groove to? Bebop or hip-hop? In this Black History Month lesson plan, students will listen to and learn about two music genres heavily influenced by African-Americans. Then they will write about which genre they prefer.
Year one
Reading & Writing
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