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Descriptive Writing Paragraph Starters
Descriptive Writing Paragraph Starters
Descriptive Writing Paragraph Starters
Descriptive Writing Paragraph Starters
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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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Common Core Standards
W.4.3, W.4.4, W.4.6, W.4.10, W.5.3d, W.5.4, W.5.6, W.5.10, W.6.3d, W.6.4, W.6.6, ...
W.4.3, W.4.4, W.4.6, W.4.10, W.5.3d, W.5.4, W.5.6, W.5.10, W.6.3d, W.6.4, W.6.6, W.6.10, W.7.3d, W.7.4, W.7.6, W.7.10, W.8.3d, W.8.4, W.8.6, W.8.10
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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

This is a great freebie! Watch what amazing writing your students do with these simple paragraph starters!

My students love these!
Enjoy!

Shari Bithell
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This is truly amazing!!! I love it!! Very creative. I can't wait to share this with my class. Keep up the awesome work. Thanks!!!
On  February 20, 2013Beyond the Garden GATE Shari Bithell answered:
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On  January 2, 2013Beyond the Garden GATE Shari Bithell answered:
I teach gifted students as well! 5th and 6th graders. I'll check out your linky party. I've never done one before!
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Wow! How easy you have made such a difficult process. Thanks so much for your work.
On  December 21, 2012Beyond the Garden GATE Shari Bithell answered:
You're welcome! Enjoy!

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Thanks for the feedback, and for being a follower!

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You put a lot of work into these. Thanks so much for sharing. FYI, change "not" to "note" on the last page. :)
On  December 3, 2012Beyond the Garden GATE Shari Bithell answered:
Thanks for the feedback! I thought I already fixed that! I'll check it again!

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On  August 8, 2012,  Buyer said:
This looks great! Can't wait to try it. I think my 4th grader's writing will really improve. Thanks!
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On  July 28, 2012Coach's Corner (TpT Seller) said:
I love this resource, particularly the samples that show how your guidelines would work in a short, descriptive paragraph!
On  July 28, 2012Beyond the Garden GATE Shari Bithell answered:
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On  July 27, 2012Sue Wind (TpT Seller) said:
This is wonderful! I love instructions that are so specific that they guarantee great results. You are really good at that!
On  July 27, 2012Beyond the Garden GATE Shari Bithell answered:
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I can't wait to use these! You have given really nice student samples! I hope my students' work will look this good!
On  July 24, 2012Beyond the Garden GATE Shari Bithell answered:
I'd love to hear how they turn out! Thanks for leaving me feedback! Enjoy!
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On  July 23, 2012Ann Fausnight  (TpT Seller) said:
(Shari, you misspelled note on your credits page. It is easy to edit.) I love your work. It is beautiful and well done. My students will enjoy sounding like such polished writers. Thanks.
On  July 23, 2012Beyond the Garden GATE Shari Bithell answered:
Thanks! I'll fix it right away!
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I saw your store on the home page of Teachers Pay Teachers; so, I thought I would look at your freebie. I left you a rating. Well done! I taught middles school math for a long time, and my husband is a middle school science teacher. I'm glad to know another middle school teachers. Since you were asking for input, here are a few suggestions that might help you to better market your products.

Add a second page which is a directions or suggestions page for the teacher. (How do use these? Are they a center activity? Etc.) List several ways you use this product in your classroom. Never assume that a buyer knows how, why, or when to use your product. Also number your pages.

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On  November 25, 2012Beyond the Garden GATE Shari Bithell answered:
Thanks for taking your time to give such valuable advice! I checked out your store and downloaded some of your freebies. I also added a couple of items to my wishlist for tomorrow! Good luck with the sale!

Thanks again,
Shari
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