Opinion Writing Prompt with Checklist
Should children be able to choose their bedtimes?
When teaching students how to write persuasively, I use issues that are important to them. Depending upon the age of my students and the amount of time that we have, I may have them research their sleep needs on a website like KidsHealth.org.
To read more about this writing prompt and download a free checklist for opinion writing, please visit this post at Artistry of Education. I have included links to relevant articles where students could begin their research.
I am a third generation public school teacher who has been in education since 1987. I have taught elementary students full time for 20+ years. I am also a freelance curriculum writer. You can contact me at mrs.mjbauer(at)gmail(dot)com.