Point of view: editorial

Learning Material  |  Interactive Lesson

Explore a newspaper editorial to learn about structure, purpose and persuasive language. Read two letters that express different points of view on a recent skateboard accident. Build an editorial by choosing opinion adjectives and modal verbs to express a point of view. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

Students identify the purpose, audience structure and language features of an exposition report (newspaper editorial).
Students produce an exposition (newspaper editorial) that expresses a consistent point of view.
Students know and use verbal grammar including modal verbs to indicate degrees of obligation, certainty or probability, and evaluative adjectives to express opinions and attitudes about people and events.

Curriculum Information

K to 12
Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 5, Grade 6
Oral Language Listening Comprehension Reading Comprehension Vocabulary Development Writing and Composition Viewing Comprehension Oral Reading Fluency Oral Language and Fluency
Learners, Students

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