- I can write an opinion piece that supports a point of view with reasons and information. (W.5.1)
a. I can introduce the topic of my opinion piece.
a. I can create an organizational structure in which I group together related ideas.
b. I can identify reasons that support my opinion.
c. I can use linking words to connect my opinion and reasons.
d. I can construct a concluding statement or section for my opinion piece.
- I can produce clear and coherent writing that is appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (W.5.4)
- I can demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. (L.5.2)
a. Use punctuation to separate items in a series.
b. Use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence.
c. Use a comma to set off the words yes and no, to set off a tag question from the rest of the sentence, and to indicate direct address.
d. Use underlining, quotation marks, or italics to indicate titles of works.