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Are you looking for a stress-free, engaging way to spice up your writing period? This opinion writing prompt with informational articles takes all the stress out of finding paired text for writing instruction. It's a great resource to use as part of your Valentine's Day writing activities!


The print and digital resource includes printable differentiated articles and many graphic organizers to help students learn how to write an opinion essay. Have your 4th, 5th, or 6th grade students explore the articles to get ideas on how to respond to the opinion writing prompt. This writing resource can be used as a literary response, in writers workshop, or as test prep practice.


*This is a digital product; nothing will be mailed to you. The download will be emailed to you.


This text-based informational writing resource includes:

  • Two differentiated articles at varying Lexile levels:
    - Valentine's Day is a Scam (800-925, 950-1025 & 1200)
    - Valentine's Day Makes Everyone Happy (850-950, 950-1025 & 1050-1100)
  • Valentine's Day writing prompt
  • Graphic organizers 
  • Planning sheet (three variations to choose from)
  • Final draft paper
  • Essay planning sheet
  • Seven-day lesson guide (lesson plans are NOT print and teach, but give you suggestions and tools to build a lesson to meet your students' needs)
  • Editable writing lesson plan template
  • Writing long-range planning guide
  • Writing grading rubric + editable version


Here are some other text-based information writing resources you might like:

Opinion Writing Prompt - Tiny Home Living

Opinion Writing Prompt - Real or Artificial Christmas Tree

Holiday Writing Text-Based Compare and Contrast Different Cultures

Compare Contrast Writing Prompts - Presidents' Day: Washington and Lincoln

Text Based Informational Writing Prompts: Differentiated Digital Resource MLK


As always, thank you for browsing! Please ask any questions you may have about my resources!


Jessica Bradley - The Learning Room


*This is a digital product; nothing will be mailed to you. The download will be emailed to you.

Opinion Writing Prompt - Valentine's Day Writing Activities

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