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Teach beginning paragraph writing skills. Includes: teaching ideas, reproducible forms, center with ready-to-use materials. Topics: parts of a paragraph, types of paragraphs, and planning paragraphs.
The materials in Paragraph Writing are meant to be used for modeling and practicing the basic skills of paragraph writing. Teaching ideas, student reproducibles, and writing forms cover these topics: - identifying parts of a paragraph: main idea/topic sentence, supporting details - writing various types of paragraphs: descriptive, narrative, directions, compare & contrast - planning paragraphs using a web and an outline 21 different writing forms are provided. The writing center includes ready-to-use materials such as: - sentences to sequence to make paragraphs - picture cards to write about - topic sentence paragraph starters Some topics include: - Lunch Time - Let's Eat - What a Noise - Unusual Places - I'm So Excited - My Best Friend - The First and Sixteenth Presidents - How to Fix a Sandwich - Bats and Birds - Party Time - Spiders in the Bedroom - Planet X - Monkey Snack - and many more