Continents: Understanding the World

Lesson 22 - Writing

Objective

Write an opinion piece to share which continent you would like to visit.

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Writing Prompt

Which continent would you like to visit? Give two to three reasons why.

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Common Core Standards

  • L.1.1 — Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

  • L.1.2 — Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

  • W.1.1 — Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.

  • W.1.5 — With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.