What is the definition of an opinion?
Opinion pieces are articles about a topic or text that reflect your thoughts and feelings. When writing an opinion piece, use evidence and facts to justify your opinion. Remember to write clearly and be respectful of other people’s opinions.
Writing Opinion Pieces
opinion piece: An article that reflects your thoughts and feelings evidence: Facts or information used to support an opinion respectful: Showing consideration for the rights and feelings of others 🥲😡
Do you think opinion pieces on topics and texts are more interesting than other types of writing?
- It depends on the topic or text
Opinion pieces can take many forms such as a blog post, essay, or even a video! The Declaration of Independence is one of the most famous opinion pieces of all time! Opinion pieces help us form our own opinions by exposing us to different perspectives!
Draw / write: What is an opinion piece? How is it different from a news article or an essay?
Draw / write: What are some important reasons we should consider when writing an opinion piece?
What opinion do you have on the topic: Which teacher is the BEST valentine? Why?
Do you agree or disagree with other people's opinions on the topic or text? Why or why not?