Hints for Writing a Conclusion

Writing the conclusion of an essay can often seem like a superfluous or daunting task. Support your young writers in understanding the various types and purposes of a conclusion paragraph, such as summarizing key points of a paper or encouraging readers to take action. This handout in fact offers eight great hints for writing an effective conclusion paragraph!

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CCSS: Adaptable

Instructional Ideas

  • Hand out printable and have learners refer to it each time they are drafting a new essay

  • Includes wide variety of strategies
  • Each hint is coupled with an appropriate example

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