This lesson describes instructional strategies to use as you teach your students about the essay writing process.
Then we will look at a variety of opinion essay prompts to pique your students' interest.
Next year, we are going to learn to play tennis together. The last time I went to the zoo was two months ago, during summer vacation. In addition, there were birds, lizards, and several different kinds of fish. We fed the elephants peanuts, and it sprayed us with water!
Best of all, I can tell Nathan my secrets, and I know he won’t tell anyone. I went with my mother, father, and sister, and it was a trip that I will never forget. We got to see an eel, and octopus, and a small shark. Although the zoo is very exciting, sometimes it makes me sad to see all the animals in cages. However, it is good that people can go to the zoo and learn about these animals.
It’s still as fun as it was when I first started playing! When I grow up and have children, I hope that they can live near such a special place, too.
Answer these questions in your essay: What is your hobby? (not) …at all “at all” means “not even a little”, and you usually put it at the end of a negative sentence (a sentence with “not”). His family just moved here from another town and he didn’t have any friends.
Remember the first time you ever had to write an essay.
Recall the steps you took for arguing your opinion.
My parents bought me a drum set and I started practicing every day after school. I improved a lot, and playing drums has been my favorite hobby ever since. (every day, one a week, twice a month, on weekends, etc.) Use this sentence pattern in your essay: start/stop verb ing I started playing basketball when I was 5 years old. I can sit on the big rocks and have a picnic, I can climb the tall trees, or I can look for lizards and other little animals.
I started learning to play drums when I was 9 years old. When I was 12, I got a private drum teacher and started to really enjoy playing. My Favorite Place Usually when you ask people what their favorite place is, they will talk about a distant place – maybe a beach or a beautiful mountain. There are so many interesting places to play and hide.