Count Olaf is an evil person. Mr. Poe is inept. These statements may be proven by evidence collected in the Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket.
I used to teach this lesson without a written component. Students would search my collection of books from the series and we would create a class chart of evidence.
I recently created the graphic organizer shown below. It is generic, so it may be used with other opinions and texts, then used to create a persuasive paragraph.