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Word Detectives Show Off Their Skills: A Celebration
Today I want to teach you that when readers are the boss of their reading, one of their jobs is to STOP at the first sign of trouble. Then they say, "I can solve this! I can try something, using all that I know!"
Watch this video to learn the difference between a fact and an opinion.
Today I want to teach you that people who know a lot about something- like people who keep collections- often think, "Which is my favorite? Which is next? And People write and talk to tell others about their opinion. They even try to convince others about their opinion.
Choose your favorite in your collection and write about it. Try to convince someone at home that it is the best!
Today I want to teach you that when you have an opinion, when you judge something, you need to give a couple of reasons, not just one, and say details about each reason. If you write, "For example..." or "I think that because..." then that helps you bring in some details.
Try adding more details and reasons to the writing you started yesterday.
Today I want to teach you that when you write something, it is important to understand the kind of writing you are doing and to figure out ways people do that kind of writing really well. Then, you can try to do those things in your own writing.
Study Brandon's writing and try to add to your own piece!