Compare and Contrast
Fact and Opinion
Main / Central Idea
Point of View
Rhythm & Rhyme
opinion piece is a composition on a specific topic that includes the writer’s
viewpoint. It offers reasons for the author's opinion and attempts to persuade
the reader to agree.
California, the Golden State. It was the discovery of gold there in the late 1840s that started a mass migration across the Nor...
In 2012, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) listed over 9,000 plant and animal species as either critica...
We’ve only one planet to live on, so the preservation of natural resources for our children and grandchildren is up to us. This...
by Frances Pharcellus Church from The Sun (New York City, New York) September 21, 1897
Published in 1897, this newspaper editorial has beco...
by William Temple Hornaday
William Temple Hornaday was a zoologist and conserva...
by John Muir from Our National Parks
Chapter I passage: John Muir was a noted naturalist ...
by Henry David Thoreau from Walden
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was a noted American...
by Mark Twain
While Mark Twain wrote many fictional works, he also...