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Lesson 8   editorials & opinion pieces student copy
Lesson 8   editorials & opinion pieces student copy
Lesson 8   editorials & opinion pieces student copy
Lesson 8   editorials & opinion pieces student copy
Lesson 8   editorials & opinion pieces student copy
Lesson 8   editorials & opinion pieces student copy
Lesson 8   editorials & opinion pieces student copy
Lesson 8   editorials & opinion pieces student copy
Lesson 8   editorials & opinion pieces student copy
Lesson 8   editorials & opinion pieces student copy
Lesson 8   editorials & opinion pieces student copy
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Lesson 8 editorials & opinion pieces student copy

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  • 1. EDITORIALS
  • 2. Giving Voice to our Opinions
    • The Editorial section expresses the opinion of the editor or the newspaper. Editorials do not carry bylines. They are articles written by the newspaper’s editorial team. They usually contain passionate or emotional opinions about public issues or topics and are written to be read, discussed, and debated.
  • 3. “ No Surgery is trivial”
    • How do you feel about plastic surgery?
    • What is the definition of “trivial?”
    • What opinion is the author presenting in the title?
    • List a statistic that is discussed in the editorial. Are statistics fact or opinion?
    • What purpose does this editorial serve? (review your handout  )
    • Has this editorial changed your perspective on plastic surgery? Why or why not?
  • 4. “ No Surgery is trivial” List all the facts List all the opinions
  • 5. “ No Surgery is trivial” List all the facts List all the opinions
    • liposuction surgery kills Krista Stryland
    • performed by family physician
    • under existing rules, family physicians are allowed to perform this surgery
    • liposuction involves vacuuming fat cells from the body
    • Complications: infection, clots, nerve damage
    • Stryland not first CND to die
    • 20 deaths per 100,000 cases
    • more restrictions needed on who is allowed to perform cosmetic surgery
    • plastic surgeon would be in a better position to deliver care than a general practitioner
    • liposuction is not a trivial operation
    • anyone considering surgery should ensure the doctor performing operation is certified
    • College of P&S of ON should impose strict new regulations
  • 6. R.A.F.T.
    • R —Role of the writer (Who or what are you?) A —Audience for the writer (To whom or what are you writing?) F —Format of the writing (What form will your writing assume?) T —Topic + a strong verb (What are you writing about?) Pretend you are ____________ writing a ____________ for ____________.
  • 7. Others for expressing an opinion/Topic Sentences
    • -It is/isn’t easy to waste a lot of time online
    • -It is better to buy a new/used car
    • -Eating MacDonald's once a week is/isn’t ok
    • -Basketball is/isn’t the greatest sport.
    • -The beach does/doesn’t make a good vacation
    • -It is/isn’t important to have friends
    • -Kids should/should not start smoking
    • -Reading is/isn’t important
    • -Computers are/aren’t a great invention
    • -Canada is the best/worst country in the world
    • -Teens should/should not have more freedom
    • -Weekends are/aren’t great
    • -Everybody should/shouldn’t recycle
    • -The school week should/shouldn’t be shortened to three days
    • -Ontario is/isn’t a beautiful place
  • 8. Step #4: Add specific supporting details
    • It’s easy
    • roll up meat
    • throw in pot
    • pour store-bought sauce
    My favorite meal is spaghetti and meatballs because it’s easy to cook, fun to eat and delicious. My favorite meal is spaghetti and meatballs.
    • It’s fun to eat
    • twirl on fork
    • slurp it
    • splatter the sauce
    • It’s delicious
    • tomatoes
    • Italian spices
    • filling meat
  • 9. Step #5: Add transition words
    • First
    • It’s easy
    • roll up meat
    • throw in pot
    • pour store-bought sauce
    So you can see My favorite meal is spaghetti and meatballs because it’s easy to cook, fun to eat and delicious. My favorite meal is spaghetti and meatballs.
    • Also
    • It’s fun to eat
    • twirl on fork
    • slurp it
    • splatter the sauce
    • Third
    • It’s delicious
    • tomatoes
    • Italian spices
    • filling meat
  • 10. Transition Words Green Yellow Red One reason First For example One example To begin with To start with Second Third Another reason Another example Also As well as Too In Addition Additionally Last Finally In conclusion In summary In short So you can see As one can see To summarize Hence
  • 11. My favorite meal is spaghetti and meatballs.
    • First
    • It’s easy
    • roll up meat golf balls
    • throw in pot huge cauldron-size
    • pour store-bought sauce Mama someone or other
    • Also
    • It’s fun to eat
    • twirl on fork looks like a twister
    • slurp it loud smacking noise
    • splatter the sauce like an explosion
    • Third
    • It’s delicious
    • tomatoes red and tangy
    • Italian spices zippy garlic
    • filling meat like a hamburger
    So you can see My favorite meal is spaghetti and meatballs because it’s easy to cook, fun to eat and delicious. My favorite meal is spaghetti and meatballs. It is easy to make and also fun to eat. Spaghetti is also delicious.   First, my favorite meal is spaghetti and meatballs because it’s easy. You simply roll up the meat into golf ball-sized pieces, and then throw it in the pot. I use a huge, cauldron-size pot. Pour on the store-bought sauce. My favorite brand is Mama someone or other.   Also, my favorite meal is spaghetti and meatballs because it’s fun to eat. I like to twirl it on my fork. It looks just like a twister. It’s fun to slurp because it makes a loud smacking noise. I always splatter the sauce. When I’m done, it looks like an explosion.   Third, my favorite meal is spaghetti and meatballs because it’s delicious. I like the tangy taste of red tomatoes. The Italian spices are great, especially the zippy garlic. The meat is very filling, like a hamburger.   So you can see, my favorite meal is spaghetti and meat-balls because it’s easy, fun to eat and delicious.

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