Introduction and Conclusion
In this writing instructional activity, students read about how to write a successful introduction and conclusion. For example, students are encouraged to begin with an incident, real or imagined, which illustrates the point of discussion.
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The Dreaded Outline
As the sixth lesson in a persuasive writing series on how to make proper arguments, particularly in a court of law, here your learners will be guided through the process of taking an idea web and constructing it into an organized...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
News Journalism Across the Media: Introduction
Although students are aware of news as information that influences their perceptions of the world, they are often unaware of the various ways to present that information. Encourage them to investigate, discuss, analyze and make valuable...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Introductions: Formulating Problem Statements
Describing a problem efficiently doesn't solve it, but a well-crafted argument can move readers to action. High schoolers focus on structuring problem statements by reading examples of strong essays and working in groups to create their...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Visible Speech: A Short Course in the Fundamentals of Writing/Lesson 3
Focusing on writing an introduction, this presentation provides a variety of techniques for how to begin. Although the question marks on slide six obscure the writing, the other slides are clear and legible and display good examples for...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Grab a Story and Go!
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...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of a Great Introduction
How do you create a great introduction to a literary analysis? Why, you write it last, of course. The narrator of a short video on crafting a great introduction suggests tackling the introduction after you have crafted your thesis,...
5 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable