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33 resources with the concept writing paragraphs

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Paragraph Structure

For Students 6th - 10th
Practice writing paragraphs with this scaffolded worksheet. The "hamburger" model is used on the second page, following some examples and guided practice on the first page. Give beginning writers concrete, tangible support as they embark...
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It’s All Greek to Me: Greek and Latin Roots

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
New ReviewAncient Greeks and Romans have contributed far more to modern culture than mythic heroes and stunning architecture. Greek and Latin roots are the foundation of many English words. Middle schoolers engage in an activity that asks them to...
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Workforce Solutions 2-3 Lessons

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Four lessons and an at-home connection examine 12 jobs. Beginning with an interactive map, scholars view and discuss each one within their small group. Groups focus on the products provided and on their scarcity. Finally, pupils look...
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Lesson Plan on China

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars ponder the beliefs of Confucianism. After reading several sayings made by Confucius, participants complete a chart filling in what each saying means using their own words. Using the same quotes split in half, pairs match...
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A Writer’s Guide to Powerful Paragraphs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When it comes to teaching writing, it helps to start small. A supplementary guide to A Writer's Guide to Powerful Paragraphs provides suggested activities to help writers craft a variety of paragraphs. Each assignment covers a specific...
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Paragraph Development

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
There's no set length for a good paragraph, but the short block of text should contain key components. A handout on paragraphs, the 12th in a series of 24, outlines a five-step process for paragraph development. Additionally, the handout...
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Words by Heart: Prefixes/Suffixes Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
This lesson is so beneficial it makes any teacher's heart skip a beat! After readers identify words from Words by Heart, they break down unknown vocabulary with a handout detailing various prefixes and suffixes. Once they finish...
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Fall Writing Paper

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
What better way to write in fall than with fall-themed writing paper? Use a set of lined papers to get you started.
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Informational Text Graphic Organizers

For Students 4th Standards
Examine informational text with a three-page worksheet that focuses on taking notes, identifying the main idea, and locating supporting details in order to form a summary paragraph. 
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Guest Teacher Plans Grade 4

For Teachers 4th Standards
Creating substitute plans may not be the highlight of your workday. Make the task less daunting with a general, day-long plan covering math, reading, word work, and writing. 
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Writing Topic Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
An engaging and quick presentation on writing topic sentences is sure to grab the attention of your elementary writers. The PowerPoint can be modified and includes relevant visual examples.
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Family Role Model Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
What does is take to be a role model? Through grand conversation, and the use of books and a graphic organizer, scholars find out and apply the requirements to identify a role model within their family. They then journey through the...
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Use Paragraph Form in Argumentative Writing

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
It's time to do some body building with the fourth lesson of this series on persuasive writing. After creating a thesis statement and brainstorming supporting ideas and details, young writers begin creating the body of their...
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The Paragraph

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Review the components of a well-written paragraph with your class. Be sure your writers include a topic sentence supported with main ideas and followed by a conclusion. Unity, coherence, and transition words are emphasized. Experiment...
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Writing Paragraphs

For Students 2nd - 4th
Bring burgers to you classroom! Print this fun graphic organizer to help beginning writers understand the most important parts of a solid paragraph. First, introduce your topic. Next, include supporting details. Finally, include a short...
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Basic Paragraphs

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Briefly start writers off right with directions on creating effective topic sentences and cohesive paragraphs. Some examples of topic sentences are given so that scholars can decipher their effectiveness. 
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Compare and Contrast

For Students 6th - 7th
Practice comparing and contrasting with this straightforward worksheet. Young writers compose several different compare and contrast paragraphs about several topics (transportation, sports, relatives, subject areas, a dog and cat). The...
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Elaborated Paragraphs

For Teachers 7th
Bright, bold, and engaging, this presentation on elaborated paragraphs is a good way to reinforce your expectations for your class's writing. Each slide presents a simple, straightforward tip to writing complete paragraphs, including...
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Off to Adventure!: Challenge Activities (Theme 1)

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Off to Adventure! is the theme of an English language arts unit comprised of a variety of challenge activities. Scholars enhance skills and reinforce concepts by taking part in a grand book discussion, giving an oral report, and writing...
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Cause and Effect Paragraphs

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
A definition of cause and effect paragraphs begins this presentation. Following are tips to achieving unity and cohesiveness with particular vocabulary words. The last few slides give sample paragraphs with clear and unclear transitions...
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How to Write a Letter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your class write a letter using this resource as a guide. Learners discuss the various elements of a letter including the heading, greeting, body, etc. Then, they talk about the importance of well-formed paragraphs. This is a great...
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Paragraph Writing

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write paragraphs. In this paragraph lesson plan, 3rd graders discover the parts of a paragraph as they are compared to the pieces of a sandwich. They write their own paragraph to a foreign pen-pal describing our country. 
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Natural Inquirer Lesson: Scientific Abstracts

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students practice scientific observation by writing abstracts.  In this science reporting instructional activity, students identify the 4 segments of a scientific abstract, what the problem is, how it was studied, what was found and the...
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Writing Paragraphs from Formulas

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students improve their writing skills. For this writing strategy lesson, students use frameworks that serve as formulas to write well-developed paragraphs.