W Standard #1 (3.W.1)

1. Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

a. Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.

b. Provide reasons that support the opinion.

c. Use linking words and phrases (e.g., becausethereforesincefor example) to connect opinion and reasons.

d. Provide a concluding statement or section.

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