Essay Writing Scavenger Hunt: Learn How to Write a 5 Paragraph Essay!

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Essay writing does not have to be something your students dread anymore! Many times students do not understand the format and elements of essay writing.

This essay writing scavenger hunt is an effective tool to incorporate into any essay writing unit. In this activity, students go on a scavenger hunt after reviewing all of the information required to write an essay, such as the requirements of a thesis statement, the placement of the topic sentence, where to include transition words, etc. This reading and writing activity is the final “test” to see if students actually acquired the information before they begin writing their 5 paragraph essay.

This 5 paragraph essay writing activity would be appropriate for:
• Elementary students who need experience
• Middle school students who need guidance
• High school students who need practice

Through this 5 paragraph essay writing activity, students will:
• Be introduced to the various elements of essay writing
• Identify the various important parts of an essay
• Recognize proper essay formatting
• Label elements related to essay writing
• Review and assess a peer’s essay

With purchase of this 5 paragraph essay writing activity, you receive teacher instructions, sample essays, and answer keys to help make this your best writing unit yet!

Note: This product is a part of a discounted unit bundle containing a variety of Essay Writing Resources.

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