Writing Composition: Reference Sheet for Opinion Writing

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This cue sheet describes essential points to remember when writing down opinions in an essay. Opinion writing is a formal piece of writing that requires your opinion on a topic.
1. Writing Opinions
Give one opinion with reasons and information.
Introduction State an I Think….
- Clearly informs the
reader about your
- Use 3-4 Reasons
stating why you Organize
think that
- Grabs reader Thoughts
- States opinion and
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tells us how you feel
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about your
topic/text -State your
-Transition Words
-Quotes purpose