CONTROLLING IDEA PARAGRAPH OR SYNTHESIS ESSAY
30 ENGAGING 5-10 MINUTE ACTIVITIES
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Includes alternative activities/directions for controlling idea or comparative paragraph or synthesis or comparative 4 paragraph essay.
- Introductory printable with prompt, 2 passages and paragraph exemplar
- Introductory printable to teach subject vs. argument vs. evidence
- Reusable fail-proof mnemonic writing checklist & 14-20 point rubric
- Reusable brainstorm graphic organizer
- Reusable writing template for paragraph and 4 paragraph essay
- 5 Reusable comparative writing exemplars
- 2 comparative writing assignments
**SEE PREVIEW: Use checklists, graphic organizers & essay templates again and again for repeated practice
Can be taught in one two hour-long session or broken up into 5-10 minute activities or anywhere in between to fit your teaching/intervention schedule.
Materials include common-core aligned writing exemplars, a fail-proof "ACEPAPER" mnemonic writing checklist to guide student writing, a complete argument vs. subject vs. evidence guide, and step-by-step reading, writing and outlining activities.
Prepare your High School or Middle School students for Common-Core Aligned Comparative Essay, Synthesis Essay and/or Controlling Idea Paragraph (NY ELA Regents #26).
Specifically catered to ensure students understand all components of analyzing common arguments and themes between texts, can paraphrase and analyze evidence and are ready to read a text and write an A+ comparative essay response, otherwise known as Question #26 on the Common-Core Aligned New York State English Regents Exam and the SAT essay.
All materials are printable activities with easy to follow self-explanatory instructions catered for student-led activities or a projector, doc-cam or screenshot PowerPoint instruction.
Some Testing Prompts & Exemplars are from the NY REGENTS WEBSITE: http://www.nysedregents.org/comprehensiveenglish
THIS PRODUCT IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH THE NY REGENTS OR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION; IT IS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.
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