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99 resources with the concept introductions

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Biography Writing Paper

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Provide a space for your pupils to introduce themselves or someone else. This stationery page features a cute border of stars and a place for individuals to write in the name of the person introduced on the page. See the materials tab...
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“Dressing Up” an Introduction

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Are your pupils ready to move beyond a thesis statement by adding additional detail to their introductory paragraphs? Provide this handout to give your class some ideas for spiffing up their work. The page includes a sample paragraph...
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Piano Lessons - Intro To The Keyboard

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Jump right to it! Learn the parts of the keyboard, and start playing almost immediately! Hand placement and beginning notes are also covered. This is a great introduction if you're teaching how to play the piano.
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Grab a Story and Go!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
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...
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Five Elements of a Story

For Students 7th - 12th
Here’s a graphic organizer that permits learners to chart the introduction, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution of a story. The PDF file can be customized to work with any narrataive.
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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 5 Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 9th
The value in this PowerPoint about the five-paragraph expository essay comes from the clear explanations and specific examples provided to illustrate each aspect; however, a complete, model essay is not included. Beware the typos!
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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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How to Write an Essay: Secondary ed.

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Whether introducing the structure of expository essays or reviewing the format with your high schoolers, take the time to check out this resource. Examples of seven common forms of introductory paragraphs and six types of conclusions, as...
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Me and My Logo

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students design their own emblem. In this introduction lesson, students get to know one another by designing an emblem that combines symbols that represent themselves. They express themselves to their classmates. 
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The Five-Paragraph Essay: Tips for Success!!

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Need to review the five-paragraph format with your high schoolers? Although the presentation does not include a complete essay as a model, the concise definitions and explanations would serve as a good review before learners are assigned...
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Basic Guide to Writing an Essay

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Introducing your class to essay writing? The gentle tone, concise explanations, and clear examples provided by a 17-slide presentation introduces young writers to the expository essay format. All that's missing is a complete essay with...
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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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Fun Along the Way: Technology and the Teaching of World Languages

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars record themselves saying basic biographical facts about themselves: : what their names are, where they live, how old they are, what languages they speak, and what activities they like to do. They practice their...
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Getting Hooked, Introduction for a Narrative

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
How can you interest your reader? Here is a great lesson on reading and discussing the characteristics of a narrative. Elementary schoolers explore writing techniques to hook the reader. They identify their hook and share their...
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Animation Pre-Production

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Does your class love reading cartoons? Use their talents and interests to examine the process of writing a story they wish to tell through a cartoon. They develop the beginning, middle, and end of a story based on their original...
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Persuasive Writers

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Use the power of the pen to persuade others to get involved in community issues! Individuals reflect on personal service learning activities and the writing process. They compose essays regarding service to others. While designed for...
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The World Around Me

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Combining visual and language arts, here is a resource that prompts middle schoolers to write stories based on pictures of their surroundings. They use digital cameras to take pictures of favorite areas in the school. Next, they choose...
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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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Varied Beginnings: Research Process / Narrative Writing Techniques

For Teachers 5th - 8th
What's the best way to start a story? Learners write a memoir using effective openings. They research the process and work through a list of hooks to use in their writing. They use at least two hooks to begin their personal memoir. A...
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Lesson Plan 11: Beginnings

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Beginning a narrative can be scary--or funny, or sad, or filled with fantasy. After being guided through the reading of a variety of first sentences, pupils come up with examples of each type. The young writers then try their hand at...
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The Personal Narrative - Part Two

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Does your langauge arts class journal frequently? Extend one of your journaling activities by having your writers choose a journal entry and take it through the five stages of writing. They will use the attached graphic organizer to...
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4th Grade Persuasive Writing

For Teachers 4th - 6th
It's an age-old question: when should the school day start? Fourth graders will write a one-page persuasive paper addressing the topic. They use a writing web to organize their thoughts in a logical sequence before writing a cohesive...
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Essay Writing

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Walk your class through the parts of a five-paragraph essay by reviewing these slides. A basic outline is given along with explanations of various parts such as the thesis, body paragraphs, and conclusion. This brief presentation would...