New Year's Resolutions
Students write about New Year's Resolutions made about personal improvement, family and friends, and school and the outside world. They write a first draft and a final draft of a five-paragraph essay about their resolutions.
4th - 8th English Language Arts 62 Views 146 Downloads
Informative/Explanatory: Informative Article Unit Introduction
Here is everything you need to teach fourth graders to write informative/explanatory articles in one unit plan. This carefully crafted resource packet includes lessons, exercises, and activities based on the writing process, that enable...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Five Themes of Geography
Help young scholars find their place in this world with this collection of geography materials. Whether they are writing down information in the flippable note-taking guide, or identifying the five themes of geography in sample postcard...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Portfolio: An Autobiography Assignment
An extensive portfolio project encourages your kids to reflect on their personalities with multiple writing assignments. From activities on extended metaphors to writing about an important day in their lives, kids explore the way they...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Details, Details, Details
Have you assigned your learners a creative writing project, only to find that their incredible creativity doesn't easily translate to writing? Here's some practice to kick them into sensory overload! Using their five senses, they choose...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Five Paragraph Essay: A Framework for Expository Writing
Are your class members nervous about writing essays? Provide a template for the five-paragraph essay to ease their nerves. The slides in this presentation do just that and color-code the process. A fairly long PowerPoint, you might go...
59 mins 6th - 8th English Language Arts
What I want for Christmas in Five Paragraphs
Explore persuasive writing during the Christmas season! Young writers generate a class list of reasons why their family members should give them certain Christmas gifts. They write a related five-paragraph persuasive piece following...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How to Write Your 5 Paragraph Essay
Introduce the format of the five-paragraph expository essay with a two-part presentation. This first assignment asks writers to craft an autobiographical essay and the second assignment is for an analysis of a short story. Viewers are...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How to Write a Five Paragraph Essay
What are the necessary components of a five paragraph essay? How does one interest their reader? These questions are answered with this 12-slide PowerPoint which details components of the introduction, body paragraphs, and conclusion....
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Moving to the Five Paragraph Narrative Essay
Your class just completed a graphic organizer as a prewriting strategy, but how do they take what they've recorded on their sheet and turn it into a five-paragraph essay? Help your novice writers with this 23-slide PowerPoint. An example...
4th - 5th English Language Arts