Grow your students by teaching Strong Writing Leads and Learning How to Hook their Readers and writing Effective Endings/ Closings. Digital & Print Options available! These are great examples to help your students strengthen their leads and closings in Expository or Narrative writing. Your stud
How to Write an Introduction and Conclusion will launch your class into a discussion of introductions and conclusions. Graphic organizers are provided for your class to practice over and over with any prompt or style of essay. What’s Inside⭐ A 22 page PowerPoint lesson and Google Slides ⭐ Review the
Support students throughout the writing process with this EDITABLE reference brochure that covers writing the introduction and thesis statement, integrating evidence, using transitions, writing the conclusion, and using effective word choice. This resource works for expository/informational essays,
This Opinion Introduction Writing Lesson will have your students writing great introductions in no time. These resources will help prepare your students for FSA writing and almost any other state test. Included in this resource are student pages that will allow your students to follow along wi
Essay Writing Reference Sheets are excellent in helping your students with the writing process. An essay can be very difficult for students at any age. Many students do not know what components need to go in an introduction, body paragraph and conclusion, and they often leave out many items. In ad
An assorted compilation of lead sentences (hooks) for introductory paragraphs and snappy endings for conclusions for both Fiction and Non-Fiction stories / articles. Each hook / snappy ending includes a brief description and an actual example of it in use within an introductory paragraph and conclu
One of my students recently claimed that these handouts are "GOLD." That's high praise from a 16-year-old! I hope these introduction and conclusion paragraph drafting materials are as helpful to your students as they are to my own. These materials work best for a literary analysis essay but could
This can be completed as whole group or writing stations. 3 Days worth of lessons that take students through the Introduction, Body Paragraphs and Conclusions.
Comes with an instruction page, examples of ineffective versus effective Introductions, Body Paragraphs and Conclusions, and a page of inef
Used in fourth grade classrooms. Gives explicit information on how to include hooks in writing an introduction and how to structure the introduction with a hook, connecting sentence and the central idea sentence. The information on conclusion tells you what to include and what not to include. Scored
This worksheet provides an introduction to writing a strong conclusion paragraph. It includes work on restating claims and leaving the reader with a final thought. It shows the development of a restated claim, samples of introductions and conclusions, and then ends with three sample conclusions th
It is so important for students to know the parts of an essay in order to write better themselves. This highly engaging Parts of an Essay Task Card Set will have students reviewing the parts of an essay in an interactive way. They will not only have to pay attention to transition words, but they wil
Go back to the basics! This packet was designed with older, struggling students in mind. My struggling students needed a lot of structure and guidance in addition to engaging graphic organizers and discussions. This specific product focuses on helping students write the three different types of para
Give your students the scaffolding help them achieve! Provide students with an opportunity to read examples of common core aligned nonfiction, informational, and expository essays. Students will then be given a chance to annotate and label the mentor examples to point out great examples of author cr
Welcome to the HOT method of teaching the introduction and conclusion paragraphs!
Using this acronym, you can help students master organizing their writing.
This WILDFIRE Kit includes all of the HOT materials you would need.
It includes the Starter Kit, the Campfire Kit, and the Conclusion packag
I use this is 7th and 8th grade to help students write introductory and concluding paragraphs. The sheet has a sample paragraph and sentence by sentence rules for creating and intro and conclusion. Download is fully editable in MS Word. **Thumbnail image does not show shapes and text aligned but it
Crafting good essays show your command of language, demonstrate a higher level of thinking to your readers, and demonstrate your ability to converse with the text!This eight page document includes all graphic organizers and contextual notes to use as handouts or class lecture notes. Topics covered
Take the step by step approach this school year in Explanatory/Informational Writing. Your students will benefit from the many types of practice activities in this resource.Types of Activities:Group WorkOn Your Feet TasksQuick ChecksPartner Practices Individual Practices This product will:Take stud
Do your students lack variety in their introduction strategies, types of evidence, and conclusion strategies? Although most of us teach some form of formulaic essay structure, real world writing has much greater variety.Teachers want to equip students to alter essay structures and content to the dem
BUNDLE OF GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS!
Included are the introduction and conclusion funnel graphic organizers both separately and combined for you to choose from depending on how much time/writing you want students to exert on each.
Alongside each funnel are scaffolded directions that align with common co
Do your students struggle with writing an introduction or conclusion? Using these digital graphic organizers, your students will be able to write organized and developed introduction and conclusion paragraphs for an academic essay. This strategy works wonders for high school analysis writing and hel
Contains 5 summer-themed paragraphs for working on reading comprehension, written expression, and expressive language skills. Click here if you'd prefer the Boom card version of this resource!Practice identifying the text purpose, stating the main idea, using the main idea to generate multiple examp
Writing an essay can be very difficult for students at any age. Many students do not know what components need to go in an introduction, body paragraph and conclusion, and they often leave out many items. In addition, the introduction and the conclusion tends to perplex many of my students, and so
My third graders are having trouble writing complex introduction and conclusion paragraphs in their opinion writing. I created this graphic organizer to help them plan out each part and make a "juicier" paragraph! Hope this helps your classes too! I also added a page for them to plan their reasons w