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16 resources with the concept essay structure

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Seeing the Big Picture - Incorporating Thesis, Evidence, Elaboration, and Concluding Statements in Your Essay: Elements of an Essay

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
New ReviewWriters examine the elements of an informational essay, identify them in several essay snapshots, and then craft their own to demonstrate what they have learned.
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Persuasive Essay: Environmental Issues

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young environmentalists learn how to craft a persuasive essay about an environmental issue they consider important. After studying the components of a persuasive essay and examining a student model, writers brainstorm possible topics and...
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Lord of the Flies: Outlining and Begin Drafting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help young writers with the daunting prospect of a five-paragraph essay. Using William Golding's Lord of the Flies, learners work through a short process to shore up their brainstorming and prepare to write a longer essay.
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Organize Information for an Argumentative Essay

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Writing an outline can feel like a daunting task for young writers. This resource offers an approachable and effective way of beginning an outline using boxes and bullets to organize information. The narrator additionally encourages...
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Organize an Informational Text

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
An organized outline is at the heart of a well-developed essay. Using a strategy of constructing boxes and bullets, your young writers will learn how to take the main points of their essay, add appropriate supporting details, and then to...
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Connect Ideas in an Essay Using Example, Addition and Contrast Transition Words

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Adding transition words makes a text easier to understand for the reader and adds rhythm and flow to the piece as a whole. Your young writers will learn to how to read information in order to apply appropriate transitions to connect...
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The TASP 5 Paragraph "Persuasive" Essay

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Though this presentation is designed for the Texas Academic Skills Program's (TASP) writing assessment, it could work for any class that is preparing to write a five-paragraph persuasive essay. Slides take intermediate writers through...
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The Last Word: Using Critical Thinking and Analysis to Reach a Decision

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Want to explore the process of writing a persuasive essay and tie it in with the upcoming elections? Class members use Venn diagrams and the hamburger model of persuasive writing to write a five-paragraph essay on elections and...
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Writing: Essay Introductions and Conclusions

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers use writing techniques worksheets to help them identify the components of the introductory, body, and concluding paragraphs of an essay. After this guided practice, they craft their own concluding paragraphs and exchange...
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Informational Writing: Lesson 2 of 5

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Introduce expository writing to your elementary learners. Young authors write a three-paragraph informational paper using the steps of the writing process. They follow guided lessons to experience each of five steps. Included are tons of...
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Let Me Tell You About My State

For Teachers 5th - 7th
State reports can be a lot of fun, especially when the learners get to choose the state they study. This research and writing-focused social studies activity engages learners in collecting information, essay structure, research, and...
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Writing an Expository Paragraph Using Time Order - Ndakinna Wilderness Project

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Teach your class how to camouflage themselves - and how to structure an expository paragraph - after learning about the Ndakinna Wilderness Project. They watch a video about observing nature, then discuss how to camouflage themselves....
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The Structure of an Essay

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Using the analogy of the human body, writing an essay is described in these slides. An overall look at writing, the analogy is meant to have writers consider how their paper functions as a whole. Details and instructions for writing are...
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Visible Speech: A Short Course in the Fundamentals of Writing (Lesson 5)

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Of these five slides, two consist of the title and directions; the other three list the parts of an essay and their purpose, as well as how to best begin an essay. In essence, this is a very brief PowerPoint that can be used as a...
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Basic Paragraph

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore basic paragraphs. Young writers compose a topic sentence, supporting sentences, and a concluding sentence. This instructional activity is intended for use with a SMART Board, a software technology web link is induced. 
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Successful Paragraphs

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners write a five-sentence paragraph about three wishes in which every sentence begins with a different word. They complete revisions on the paragraph by checking for capitalization, punctuation, and completion of sentences, using...