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10 resources with the keyterm paragraph organization

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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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Paragraph Development Exercise: Cause to Effect

For Students 9th - 12th
Focus on logical paragraph writing and ask your class to write cause and effect paragraphs. To get started, learners read information about the format as well as an example. While there is some basic information about how to structure...
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Paragraph Development Exercise: Contrast

For Students 9th - 12th
After reading an example, writers compose a paragraph that focuses on contrasting ideas. The resource starts out with some information about topic ideas and functional ideas, but there could be more explanation. Use this as a warm-up...
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Paragraph Development Exercise: Problem to Answer

For Students 9th - 12th
Paragraphs need structure, and here is one possibility! Ask writers to begin their paragraph with a problem, explore several possibilities in the middle of the paragraph, and end the paragraph with the solution. A sample paragraph is...
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Paragraph Development Exercise: Chronological Order

For Students 9th - 12th
People use time to organize their days and structure their lives. Why not use it to structure a paragraph? Chronological order is logical and fairly straightforward. Ask class members to first read the provided example and then write...
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Paragraph Development Exercise: Comparison

For Students 9th - 12th
Teach class members how to use comparison in their writing to clarify and enrich ideas. Referring back to the brief description and the sample paragraph, writers develop a paragraph that uses comparison effectively. More scaffolding and...
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Paragraph Development Exercise: Specific to General

For Students 9th - 12th
Details, details, details. That's what comes first in this style of paragraph. Writers think of supporting details, list them, and then compose a general statement that encompasses all of the details. A fairly basic resource, use this to...
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Paragraph Development Exercise: Climactic or Emphatic Order

For Students 9th - 12th
Exercise paragraph writing by focusing on the impact of each statement or idea. For this organizational pattern, writers compose their paragraphs by increasing the force of each idea so that the most important idea is the concluding...
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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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Help With Paragraphs: Writing A Paragraph

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars complete exercises to practice writing a paragraph. In this paragraph writing lesson plan, students work in pairs to complete activities that require them to read sample paragraphs, organize sentences in sequence, and...