Opinion Writing

They Say/I Say by Gerald Graff is an amazing way to teach Opinion Writing for Anchor Standard 1.

they say i say

I guess you should start by reading these two blog entries from Teaching the Core about They Say/I Say:

Blog Entry #1 from Teaching the Core: Intro to They Say/I Say

Blog Entry #2 from Teaching the Core: Going Deeper Into They Say/I Say

Now you should read the actual book:

They Say/I Say: Moves That Matter book excerpt

Here are some They Say/I Say resources:

They Say/I Say Templates

How to Present They Say/I Say

More Templates for They Say/I Say

They Say/I Say Template from Teaching the Core

ela wordle

Want to continue the dialogue? Check out and add yourself as a member of this website's Facebook page here!!

Thank you to 4th Grade Loma Portal teacher, Amy Kinseth, for creating this page of Teacher Common Core Materials. Please email her with questions or comments at [email protected].

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2024 SchoolMessenger Corporation. All rights reserved.