- W.3.1-Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
- W.3.1.A-Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.
- W.3.1.B-Provide reasons that support the opinion.
- W.3.1.C-Use linking words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for example) to connect opinion and reasons.
- W.3.1.D-Provide a concluding statement or section.