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Opinion Letter with the Novel Holes


The Opinion Letter with the Novel Holes

Appropriate for grades 7 to 9, students learn how to recognize and write a supported opinion using Louis Sachar’s novel “Holes.”

The bundle includes:

❒ An activity sheet on “What is a Supported Opinion?” (with answer key)

❒ Instructions on how to write an effective opinion letter

❒ The evaluation which contains the instruction sheet and list of topics (that were selected for students of different needs. Students who are high achieving might select one of the more complex topics, while a student who struggles can choose a more obvious one.)

❒ An evaluation grid is included along with evaluation expectations

❒ All writing process directions and sheets are included (Pre-Writing or Brainstorming sheet and a Paragraph Organizer)

❒ Also included is an example of the writing process from beginning to end to help students fully understand what the task entails. (Pre-Writing sheet, Paragraph Organizer and the final draft, which includes format expectations.)

Print it and go!

Ten pages in PDF format are included.

You may also be interested in the following products:

English Grammar Cheat Sheet

How to Write a Paragraph

Opinion Piece Bundle

Poster: Developing Themes in Literature

Superhero Themed Parts of Speech Posters

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
4 days

FREE MISC. LESSON – “Freebie Christmas Songs Listening Center using QR Codes”

by QR Queens
Pre-Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

This is a great listening center with Christmas video songs. The students will scan the QR codes and listen to their favorite Christmas song.

All you need is an iPad, iPod, tablet, etc and download the free QR reader app. The students will use this app to scan the QR codes and become actively engaged listening and watching Christmas video songs.

Here are a list of songs that are made into QR codes on the task card:
*Santa Claus is Coming to Town
*Jingle Bells
*Deck the Halls
*12 Days of Christmas
*Has Anybody Seen Santa
*We Wish You a Merry Christmas
*Up on the Housetop
*Feliz Navidad

This product contains 5 pages:
(1) Front Cover
(1) Task Card with QR Codes
(2) Pages of Individual QR Codes (These can be placed around the room or however you choose.)
(1) Thank you page


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