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Write an Introduction for an Informational Text

For Students 4th Standards
Start your informational essay off right with a strong introduction, the focus of the sixth of nine videos on using text resources to write an essay. In particular, it discusses how to structure the paragraph around a great hook to make...
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The "Write" Stuff: Strategies and Conventions for Imaginative Writing

For Teachers 6th
A comprehensive and immersive series of lessons that examines various aspects of story development leads learners into writing a narrative of their own. Writers develop an understanding of the writing process as they use the learning...
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Lesson Plan 11: Beginnings

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Every good novel needs a solid beginning! Setting the stage can have your budding authors stumped, so use this lesson to get them thinking. After examining the plot rollercoaster image (included) they consider the four places their story...
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Start at the Beginning!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Okay, your writers are ready to become authors - but how do they begin? This packet uses humor to keep kids entertained as they learn about first sentences. First, they get a brief introduction to the various types of beginnings they...
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Thesis Statement + Projected Plan = Introduction

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Set up your writers for writing strong introductions with a formula for putting together supported thesis statements. This reference page breaks the process down and provides an example of how to compose a thesis statement, develop a...
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Write an Introduction Including Specific Details About a Topic

For Teachers 4th Standards
The fourth in a series of 6 lessons digs into the all-important task of writing the introduction to an explanatory essay. A review of the writing process and how to create topic sentences kicks off the learning. Then, writers are...
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Persuasive Practice: A Mt. Rushmore Addition

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Budding authors research a US President and persuade the National Park Service to add him to Mt. Rushmore. In addition to the persuasive essay, individuals are required to develop a visual presentation using a web-based software that...
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Outlines and Organization: Sample Outline

For Students 9th - 12th
Provide your essay writers with a sample essay outline. Richly detailed, this two-page handout not only describes the necessary parts of an outline, but also explains the purpose of each section. A model outline is also included.
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Six Traits of Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Middle schoolers identify writing techniques in example stories with this story structure lesson. After reading the book The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, they find the differences between it and the original version....
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Perspectives and Point of View: Task 2 and 3

For Teachers 6th Standards
An effective argument must be backed up with supporting details and facts. Sixth graders use The True Story of the Three Little Pigs to formulate a personal opinion of the wolf's portrayal of the events. They compose a persuasive letter...
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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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Six-Trait Writing Lesson Plan: Organization

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Having a firm grasp on organization can help young authors write with purpose. Using this resource, they list the components of a narrative which include an introduction, body, and strong conclusion. They discuss how to implement these...
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Children's Health on the Decline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Demonstrate the importance of children's health with this cross-curricular instructional activity, which includes elements from health and science as well as expository writing. Middle schoolers develop realistic and obtainable one week...
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Paragraph Structure

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Practice writing paragraphs. Young writers review the writing model and complete a graphic organizer for guidance. Handouts are provided with the hamburger method and a paragraph organizer. After completing research on a topic, which can...
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Working in your Cubicle: Critical Thinking and Writing

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Explore informative and explanatory writing with this lesson plan. Using a cube labeled with directives to describe, analyze, compare, associate, apply, and argue the topic, middle schoolers work individually or in groups to answer...
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Basic Five-Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Writing can be confusing and difficult at first. Make it easier by showing these slides to your class. Review what should be included in an introduction, thesis, and conclusion. Examples are given along with simple explanations to help...
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The Bing, the Bang, and the Bongo: The Five-Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Create a five-paragraph essay easily with the bing, the bang, and the bongo method! Learners write an introduction with the thesis containing three parts. Your three body paragraphs then expand upon each part of the thesis. An example is...
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Writing a High-Quality 5 Sentence Paragraph

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Research a musician and write about him or her in this engaging activity, which guides young writers through the steps of the writing process. After filling out a brainstorming graphic organizer, writers discuss their ideas with a...
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“Dressing Up” an Introduction

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Are your pupils ready to move beyond a thesis statement by adding additional detail to their introductory paragraphs? Provide this handout to give your class some ideas for spiffing up their work. The page includes a sample paragraph...
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Grab a Story and Go!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Multiple heads are better than one! Learners pair up to write short stories that have three solid paragraphs: the introduction, body, and conclusion. To keep all learners on track, the teacher times each segment. Consider including time...
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Five Elements of a Story

For Students 7th - 12th
Here’s a graphic organizer that permits learners to chart the introduction, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution of a story. The PDF file can be customized to work with any narrataive.
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The 5 Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 9th
The value in this PowerPoint about the five-paragraph expository essay comes from the clear explanations and specific examples provided to illustrate each aspect; however, a complete, model essay is not included. Beware the typos!
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Writing the Five Paragraph Essay: Some basic rules for writing that you should always follow!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Need a quick review of the format of the five-paragraph essay? The strength of this presentation is in the color-highlighted examples used to illustrate the terms. Consider adding additional slides that provide a model of a complete essay.
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Me and My Logo

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars design their own emblem. In this introduction activity, students get to know one another by designing an emblem that combines symbols that represent themselves. They express themselves to their classmates.