They Say/I Say by Gerald Graff is an amazing way to teach Opinion Writing for Anchor Standard 1.
I guess you should start by reading these two blog entries from Teaching the Core about They Say/I Say:
Now you should read the actual book:
Here are some They Say/I Say resources:
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