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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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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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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.
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The Main Idea

For Students 5th - 6th
In this writing paragraphs worksheet, students review the importance of a clear main idea within a paragraph. Students practice defining a clear main idea by using the ideas in the idea box and matching them with the list of points and...
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Definitely Definitive

For Students 5th - 6th
In these descriptive writing worksheets, students use their five senses to write several descriptive paragraphs about a shoe, a dog, a cat, a television, and homework.
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Beginning Question Response- "Your Favorite Color"

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this rough and final draft worksheet, students think about what their favorite color is and why. Students write a rough draft paragraph, then a final draft.
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Paragraphs

For Students 4th - 6th
In this paragraph worksheet, students read a short excerpt explaining what a paragraph is and what types of sentences belong in them. They then read 4 more paragraphs and underline the sentence in each that does not belong.
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Writing Paragraphs

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the process of writing a paragraph that describes events in chronological order. They listen to a teacher-led discussion, construct a paragraph in pairs, and independently write a paragraph following the process...
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What's the Big Idea?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students choose a paragraph from a book of their choice, identify the main idea, and draw an illustration of the main idea. They write original paragraphs, illustrate them, and trade with a partner, identifying the main idea of the...
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Creating Life Maps (Elementary, Reading/Writing)

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners create a personal life timeline to better explain how a historical timeline is effective in studying history. They also write a poem about themselves.
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Big Mac Paragraph Format

For Students 4th - 5th
In this paragraph format worksheet, students use the graphic organizer to help them learn the paragraph format of introduction, detail 1-3, and conclusion.
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School-Home Links: Writing Paragraphs

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this multi-paragraph writing worksheet, students write a story about their kitchen. In the first paragraph they write about the way the kitchen looks. The second paragraph students write about what they do in the kitchen. The third...