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Opinion & Commentary

Students have opinions on everything, but they need to learn the difference between ranting and actually delivering a valid opinion full of voice.

Presentations:

Intro to Opinion Writing

Documents:

A Look at 2 columnists

Column Writing Handout 1,2

Movie Review lesson

Writing Opinion pieces intro Handout

Specialty Columns- Humor

OPINION UNIT-OVERVIEW

OPINION UNIT FINAL

Review Writing

Students can write reviews of almost anything, but they need to learn the model, and they need to realize that their readers need to have a reason to listen.

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