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Basic Five Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your young writers to the basic five-paragraph essay. The fun part of this presentation is the stance of the essay used to illustrate the format. The writer of the model essay contends that the Twilight series is a terrible...
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Five-Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Whether introducing or reviewing the format of the five-paragraph essay, your class members will benefit from color-coded slides that define and model the various parts of the essay. Although a complete essay is not included, the outline...
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The Five-Paragraph Essay: Template for College Writing

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
If your writers have already mastered the basic five-paragraph essay, consider introducing them to a broader application of this format. Writers consider sections instead of paragraphs, context/claim, and synthesis. Although no models...
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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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Basic Five Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The seven slides in this presentation provide a quick review of the format for the traditional five-paragraph essay. Although no models are included, the sample worksheet could be reproduced for your pupils' notebooks.
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The Five-Paragraph Essay: Overview

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Need a visual reminder of the components of a five-paragraph essay? This presentation uses the Jolly Rancher format. Although no color-coded examples are included to show viewers how these components would appear in a well-crafted essay,...
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The TASP 5 Paragraph "Persuasive" Essay

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Though this presentation is designed for the Texas Academic Skills Program's (TASP) writing assessment, it could work for any class that is preparing to write a five-paragraph persuasive essay. Slides take intermediate writers through...
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Five Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The components of a five-paragraph essay are outlined on these slides. Not much explanation is given, but you can use this as you lecture and help your learners write. Follow the outline for what each paragraph should contain, and...
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The 5 Paragraph Persuasive Essay

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This PowerPoint highlights the steps one should follow to craft an organized essay. It addresses the purpose, audience, and format, and briefly touches on prewriting and organizing. This presentation is designed to review the very basic...
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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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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 5

For Teachers 9th Standards
After rereading the full text of Walter Mosley's essay "True Crime," groups complete an evidence collection tool worksheet and then class members independently draft a multi-paragraph, evidence-based response that identifies how Mosley...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 11

For Teachers 9th Standards
As an end-of-unit assessment, class members craft a formal, multi-paragraph essay in which they identify a similar idea found in both Rainer Maria Rilke's collection, Letters to a Young Poet and David Mitchell's Black Swan Green. Writers...
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Easy Essays Step 1

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore how to write the five-paragraph essay.
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The Expository Essay

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Did you ever create an awesome graphic organizer only to find that your class was completely baffled by how to use it? This resource not only provides you with a great graphic organizer for a standard five-paragraph essay, but also...
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College Writing

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
No matter how difficult high school writing may seem, college writing presents challenges of its own. The fourth in a series of 24 handouts from The Writing Center at UNC breaks down the expectations for college writing. Scholars learn...
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Five-Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the five-paragraph essay format, including the main idea and supporting sentences. After outlining their essay ideas, they write their rough drafts and proofread them in preparation for writing their final papers.
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The Last Word: Using Critical Thinking and Analysis to Reach a Decision

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Want to explore the process of writing a persuasive essay and tie it in with the upcoming elections? Class members use Venn diagrams and the hamburger model of persuasive writing to write a five-paragraph essay on elections and...
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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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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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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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Effective Writing is More Than a Five Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Groups become experts in one aspect of the six traits of writing, prepare a PowerPoint presentation, jigsaw, and teach others about their trait. Writers then focus on these traits as they compose a persuasive essay about a person they...
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Please Tell Me a Story

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What's your favorite memory? Work on writing narrative essays with this resource, which helps middle schoolers sequence necessary events about a special day that they remember. The lesson demonstrates an organizational pattern having a...
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Series of Paragraphs

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Teach your class all about building a persuasive essay with a colorful presentation. The slides break down each element of writing an essay, from the thesis statement to integrating quotes to using transitions and MLA format.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 6

For Teachers 12th Standards
The final instructional activity in this narrative writing unit asks class members to craft a multi-paragraph essay in which they reflect on the structural elements Leslie Marmon Silko employs in her "Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the...

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