Olivia and Oscar build an opinion piece

by Pelleschi, Andrea, 1962-

Format: Print Book 2014
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile J 372.62 PELLE
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
Collection  Juvenile
Call Number  J 372.62 PELLE
"When Olivia and Oscar find out their school crossing guard will lose her job, they want to take action. Together they write an opinion piece explaining what they think. They organize their arguments and remember to consider the other side's opinion. Will others see their point of view? Aligns to Common Core English Language Arts requirements for Writing. Writing Activities in the back help the reader write their own opinion piece. "
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The Writing Builders series does an excellent job of getting middle-graders on the path to good writing. Each book introduces a boy and girl, working together on a project, and follows them as they learn the ins and outs of formulating a particular piece of writing. In Olivia and Oscar Build an Opinion Piece, the kids wish to let their school board know that crossing guards should be kept at their school. Together they construct a well-reasoned argument, and even include the arguments of the other side along with their own rebuttal. Graphic organization in the series is strong, as are the colorful illustrations individual to each title.--Cooper, Ilene Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Writing builders.
Subjects Journalism -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature.
Newspapers -- Sections, columns, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Chicago, Illinois :Norwood House Press,2014
Edition Library edition.
Other Titles Opinion piece
Contributors Hu, Caroline, illustrator.
Language English
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 32).
ISBN 9781599535821 (library edition : alk. paper)
1599535823 (library edition : alk. paper)
9781603575560 (pbk. edition : alk. paper)
1603575561 (pbk. edition : alk. paper)
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