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Common Core Standards

Persuasive Text Prompts

Grade: 2nd Grade
Standard:

Literacy.W.2.1

Description:

Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.

Standard:

CC.1.4.2.G

Description:

Write opinion pieces on familiar topics or texts.

Standard:

CC.1.4.2.H

Description:

Identify the topic and state an opinion

Standard:

CC.1.4.2.I

Description:

Support the opinion with reasons that include details connected to the opinion

Standard:

CC.1.4.2.J

Description:

Create an organizational structure that includes reasons and includes a concluding statement.

Standard:

CC.1.4.2.K

Description:

Use a variety of words and phrases to appeal to the audience

Standard:

CC.1.4.2.L

Description:

Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation,and spelling.
  • Capitalize proper nouns.
  • Use commas and apostrophes appropriately
  • Spell words drawing on common spelling patterns.
  • Consult reference material as needed.

Standard:

2.20

Description:

Students write persuasive texts to influence the attitudes or actions of a specific audience on specific issues. Students are expected to write persuasive statements about issues that are important to the student for the appropriate audience in the school, home, or local community.

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