There are many components to address when teaching a formal essay, and I have included them in this “Essay Outline and Explanation” product!
Your download includes:
•Parts of a Five-Paragraph Essay: An Overview (2 pages; colored and black & white options)
•Parts of a Five-Paragraph Essay: The Specifics (2 pages; colored and black & white options)
•Five-Paragraph Essay Outline (8 pages)
The “Outline” and “Overview” are designed for a five-paragraph essay, which features the following:
•body paragraph #1
•body paragraph #2
•body paragraph #3
The outline is paginated and features sentence-length guidelines.
The “Specifics” document provides detailed explanations of the following components:
•introductory/topic and concluding sentence
•textual evidence/supporting detail
The colored versions of the “Overview” and “Specifics” are wonderful for posters!
In my class, we use this product with the following essay types:
•compare and contrast
Many former students of mine return to my classroom for this outline!
About Wondering with Mrs. Watto:
Welcome! I am a middle school English teacher who creates graphic organizers, posters, and more!
I received my Bachelor of Arts in English and my Master of Arts in Education.
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