OREO - Persuasive Writing
After brainstorming topics about which they have an opinion, students choose a topic for the writing assignment. Using the acronym OREO to remind them to first state their opinion, next a reason for their opinion, then an explanation, and finally a restatement of their opinion students learn to write a persuasive paragraph.
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Standards & Objectives
- 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...
- Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
- Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to...
- Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use...
- Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement...
- Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and...
- Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).
- GLE 0101.3.1
- Compose simple stories with a clear beginning, middle, and end.
- GLE 0101.3.3
- Begin to develop topic sentences.
- GLE 0201.3.1
- Write in a variety of modes for different audiences and purposes.
- GLE 0201.3.3
- Organize ideas into a topic paragraph with complete coherent sentences.
- With prompting and support, write opinion pieces introducing the topic or text, stating an opinion, supplying a reason for the opinion, and providing some...
- With prompting and support, write informative/explanatory texts, naming a topic, supplying some facts about the topic, and providing some sense of closure.
- With prompting and support, write narratives recounting an event, including some details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings; use time order words...
- Participate in shared research and writing projects, such exploring a number of books on a single topic or engaging in science experiments to produce a report.
- Write opinion pieces on topics or texts.
- Write informative/explanatory texts.
- Write narratives recounting an event or short sequence of events.
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chart paper with a black oval construction paper top and bottom, a list of topics that students have brainstormed that they have an opinion
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