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(W) Strand: Writing
Cluster: Text Types and Purposes

ELA-03.W.01 Write opinion pieces on familiar topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

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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 transitional words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for example) to connect opinion and reasons.
d. Provide a concluding statement or section.

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