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18 resources with the keyterm paragraph structure

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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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Paragraph Structure

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Make sure your writers have the buns and the meat in their paragraph burgers with paragraph exercises. The resource gradually leads up to individuals writing their own paragraphs, starting with identification exercises, moving on to a...
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Writing Reference Sheet

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Print out this handy reference page double sided and distribute it to your class. Individuals can use the page to aid them as they work on their topic sentences, transitions, conclusions, and paragraph structure. There is plenty of...
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Connect Ideas in an Essay Using Example, Addition and Contrast Transition Words

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Adding transition words makes a text easier to understand for the reader and adds rhythm and flow to the piece as a whole. Your young writers will learn to how to read information in order to apply appropriate transitions to connect...
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Elaborate on Supporting Details Using an Anecdote

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Support your class in learning how to explain the supporting details in their body paragraphs and connect those details to the overall thesis statement. As the eighth video in a series on argumentative writing, this resource offers...
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How to Write a Paragarph Or How to Build a Big Mac

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Employing the metaphor of a Big Mac hamburger, this presentation explains how to put together a cohesive paragraph. The PowerPoint uses humor, animation, sound effects, and examples to get the points across. The main focus is on the...
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What is Proofreading?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Is your essay coherent? Does it make sense? Is it formatted correctly? Does it adhere to standard English conventions? This helpful and informative slide-show walks learners step by step through the editing and proofreading process. Each...
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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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Paragraph Development Exercise: Comparison

For Students 9th - 12th
Teach class members how to use comparison in their writing to clarify and enrich ideas. Referring back to the brief description and the sample paragraph, writers develop a paragraph that uses comparison effectively. More scaffolding and...
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Paragraph Development Exercise: Simple to Complex

For Students 9th - 12th
Looking for an organizational writing pattern to teach your class? Consider showing them how to structure a paragraph using the complexity of ideas as a guide. Provide the example included here to give them an idea of what is expected. 
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Hamburger Paragraph Visual Template for Students

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Just as the lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, and meat are the heart of a hamburger, supporting details are the heart of a paragraph. Share with your young writers this colorful template that uses the structure of the hamburger as a...
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The Shape of Things

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders develop their writing skills. In this paragraph structure lesson, 4th graders research natural disasters, compile their findings, create mobiles and write stories based on the mobiles.
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Peer Editing Checklist

For Students 7th - 11th
A handout to guide peer editors, this checklist delineates common problems with paragraph structure and specific proofreading items to check. It also provides encouragement about the collaborative part of the writing process. Formats...
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Paragraph Structure

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Third through fifth graders explore writing paragraphs. Each person chooses a planet. Everyone arranges themselves physically to represent the solar system. This helps learners make connections between the order of the planets and the...
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Twisted Textbook

For Students 6th - 8th
In this paragraph structure worksheet, students read an excerpt about Europe and identify the sentences that focus on human characteristics as well as physical characteristics. Students rewrite the selection as two paragraphs that...
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Learning Paragraph Structure Through Design

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine paragraph structure, the writing process, and then design a model for the process. In this writing skills lesson, students explore paragraphs using the SmartBoard. Students create a class T-chart about paragraph...
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Reading Non-Fiction: Structure of Paragraphs

For Students 5th - 6th
In this reading non-fiction worksheet, students read a 6 paragraph passage about reading non-fiction material and the paragraph structure present. Worksheet is an informational reference source.
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Scrambled Paragraphs

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the structure of paragraphs. In this writing skills lesson, students examine a scrambled paragraph with no formatting or punctuation. Students rearrange the text to create a well-developed paragraph.