1. Adults and children have concerns about our environment. Many are troubled about pollution and loss of natural resources. Some think we need to be better at recycling. Think about some concerns you have about the environment. Write to share your opinion, supporting it with reasons and information. 2. Technology is always changing and makes life easier. Think about all the technology that is available today. Write your opinion about which piece of technology you believe is the best, supporting it with reasons and information. 3. M any Americans do not vote. Imagine you are 18 and eligible to vote. Do you think you would vote? Write to explain using reasons and information. 4. T here are many different areas of science. You have learned about many topics in science this year. Think about the topics you studied. Which topic was your favorite? Write to tell your opinion using examples and experiences. 5. T here many types and definitions of a hero. Think about what you believe a hero is. Write to tell your opinion of what makes a hero using details and examples. 6. T here are many types of pets. Consider of all the possible types of pets. Write to tell your opinion about which pet is best using supporting reasons and information. 7. Lots of people have a different opinion about homework. Write your opinion about this statement citing reasons and examples. 8. Recess should be 10 minutes longer. 9. Watching too much TV is harmful. 10. Fifth graders should be treated as Middle schoolers.