Our Mascot (Opinion): Grade 3 Common Core Writing Lesson

Suppose your class is going to pick a mascot (a good luck animal). Should it be a parrot or a butterfly? Form an opinion and try to get others to agree with you! See Full Product Description.

Number of pages: 4 Subject: Persuasive Writing Grade: 3 Type: Learning Activities and Worksheets Author: Linda Ward Beech Common Core: Language, Writing File Size: 736 KB

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Suppose your class is going to pick a mascot (a good luck animal). Should it be a parrot or a butterfly? Form an opinion and try to get others to agree with you!

Following the gradual release of responsibility model of instruction—I Do It, We Do It, You Do It (Pearson & Gallagher, 1983)—this lesson provides a) step-by-step lesson with sample text, b) this inspires students to try with their own ideas on the reproducible, c) plus a writing frame for independent work!

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.4
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.10
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1c
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1d
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2c
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2d
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3c
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3d
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.4
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.10