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Flexibility Wall Poster

For Teachers 4th - 10th
All paragraphs do not have to be the same! Let your class know with a poster that demonstrates five different paragraph styles, ranging from a six-sentence paragraph to a ten-sentence paragraph. Each style includes a brief sample outline...
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Group Details to Support Your Answer

For Students 4th Standards
In the third of a five-part series on writing informational essays, writers focus on drafting and revising a body paragraph in response to a question about a text. An instructor walks through how to support their answers to questions...
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How to Write a Paragarph Or How to Build a Big Mac

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Employing the metaphor of a Big Mac hamburger, this presentation explains how to put together a cohesive paragraph. The PowerPoint uses humor, animation, sound effects, and examples to get the points across. The main focus is on the...
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Counting Sentences' Words

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Scholars expand short, nondescript sentences by adding descriptive words and phrases. In this Owl Moon lesson, sentence length and rhythmic language are identified and discussed. Authentic student samples are reviewed to identify...
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Persuasive Arguments

For Students 4th - 6th
Examine persuasive writing using this informational excerpt about natural habitat conservation. Readers examine the headings of three paragraphs to determine their effect, then copy the first sentences of each. They use these topic...
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Introductory Paragraph

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Good introductory paragraphs hook the reader’s attention, explain the purpose of the paper, express the writer’s opinion about the topic, and indicate the main arguments that the writer will use to support the opinion. Follow the script...
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The Paragraph

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Now that they've mastered the word and the sentence, it's time to tackle the paragraph. This strong presentation provides all the basic information needed to help learners construct well-organized paragraphs. The topic sentence,...
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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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Picturing America: Images and Words of Hope from Romare Bearden and Langston Hughes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A carefully crafted three-day lesson integrates poetry and visual art. By analyzing and comparing Langston Hughes' poem "Mother and Son" and Romare Bearden's collage "The Dove," readers explore the theme of hope. The lesson activates...
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Revise an Informational Paragraph

For Students 4th Standards
Once the explanatory essay is drafted, there's still work to be done! Young writers can watch this lesson, the last of a six-part series, to gain tips on how to polish their essay through revision. They'll see examples of adding specific...
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Write a Conclusion to an Informative Paragraph

For Students 4th Standards
Want a simple way to begin the class on writing a conclusion sentence? Watch this. An instructor walks learners through the basic formula of rewording the body of the paragraph to create an appropriate ending: 1) Reread the writing...
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Paragraph Reviews

For Students 5th - 8th
Emergent writers are asked to distinguish between topic sentences and supporting details. Presented with pairs of sentences, learners label one the topic sentence and the other a supporting detail.
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Paragraph Review: Topic Sentences and Supporting Details

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Distinguishing between topic sentences and supporting details is the challenge presented here. Learners examine pairs of sentences and label one the topic sentence and the other a supporting detail sentence. The exercise could be used as...
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Develop a Paragraph

For Students 6th - 8th
Need a recipe for a paragraph? Young writers cook up the opening paragraph for a speech on food preparation. They prepare by reading the directions and cutting out the provided sentence strips. Then, they mix up the strips and paste the...
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Literature Review Paragraph

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders review the structural elements of a literary paragraph and organizational paragraph formats. They author a paragraph examining and reviewing a piece of literature currently being read in class. Students peer-review the...
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Personal Narrative Paragraphs: Class Quilt

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Begin this activity by asking third graders to bring from home pieces of cloth that represent something important to them. (Have extras for learners who need them.) They reflect on important events in their lives, compose narrative...
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Essay Writing

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Crazy quilts of early Colonists present a stark contrast to the pictorial records of Native American quilts and are used as subject matter in this seven slide presentation that illustrates the Expository essay structure. 
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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 lesson is intended for use with a SMART Board, a software technology web link is induced. 
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Mr. Indent: A Write On Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using a cute premise, a bodybuilder named Mr. Indent, this resource explores the correct use of indentation. As a review of this concept, this presentation would be a great tool to use in the classroom. There are examples and exercises...
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Staying on Topic: Select a Sentence

For Students 3rd - 5th
After reading sample paragraphs -- each with a topic sentence, conclusion, and 2 supporting details -- readers choose from among 3 possibilities another supporting sentence that fits the topic at hand. Only 2 examples are given, so this...
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Transitional Words and Phrases

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What are transitional words, and how does one use them in writing? Designed for high schoolers, this lesson encourages practice using transitional words in writing. Learners receive a handout of transitional words (which is really just a...
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Harriet Tubman Integrated Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students organize facts about Harriet Tubman. In this writing lesson, students research Harriet Tubman, sort facts about her into two categories, and use the information they have found to write about her life in complete paragraphs.
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Five Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create a standard outline, using a word processing tool, while they are learning about the basic writing device of the 5 paragraph essay.
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Constructing Sentences

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use new vocabulary to construct sentences and write a short story. In this constructing sentences lesson plan, 3rd graders draw a picture based on the short story they wrote.