Write This Way: Writing Outstanding Opinion Pieces, 1st Edition

  • Nancy Loewen
  • Published By: Lerner Publications
  • ISBN-10: 1467782874
  • ISBN-13: 9781467782876
  • DDC: 808.06
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 56 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released October 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Want to write an outstanding opinion piece? From start to finish, this book takes you through the steps of writing a commentary, a letter to the editor, or a review. Learn how to select a topic and gather supporting facts for your viewpoints. Then organize your thoughts with an outline or a writing map. And after you've written a rough draft, check out tips for revising your work and making it shine. You'll also be guided by helpful writing exercises and insights from popular opinion writers. No matter what type of opinion piece you'd like to write, this book will help you make your opinions heard.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Deciding What to Write About.
2: Gathering Your Facts and Ideas.
3: Preparing to Write.
4: Writing Your First Draft (or Two).
5: Wrapping It Up.
Writing for a Living.
Source Notes.
Selected Bibliography.
Further Information.
Photo Acknowledgments.
About the Author.