Modifiable, 2 sided handout aimed at giving very simplified practice in writing five paragraph essays.
The graphic organizer side gives the student the main three points of the essay (originally "what, why, and how of government") and an outline format inside the boxes.
The student just has to brainstorm some sub-points for each paragraph and then convert the outline into sentences for the rough draft on the back.
This handout seems to simply and clarify the essay writing process for many students. The will need some modeling on coming up with sub-points. I have them switch papers with two or three others for feedback before writing their final draft on separate paper.
Writing prompt, 8th grade, Junior High Middle School American United States US History or Social Science.
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