I wasn’t allowed to have any digital clock or watch until I could tell time on a ‘real’ one. Not sure how I feel about it now. I also remember being told I needed to learn to do math in my head because wouldn’t ‘always’ have a calculator with me too.
Opinion sentence starters- I would create a chart displaying these sentence starters for opinion writing pieces, then refer to these when modeling how to write an opinion piece. Students could use these to start their opinion writing piece.