Five Paragraph Essay Revision Checklist for First Draft
is a great tool to use after students complete their first draft of the five paragraph essay.
Goes great with:
Checklists are divided by paragraphs such as:
Introductory Paragraph Check List
Items to check include:
Introductory Paragraph has 5 sentences
First sentence of Introductory Paragraph is indented
Introductory Paragraph has a topic sentence and a closing sentence
First sentence of Introductory Paragraph starts with a transition word
Second sentence of Introductory Paragraph starts with a transition
There is an overall checklist at the end.
In addition, there is room for teacher or student comments at the bottom of the page.
This may be clipped to front or back of students' work prior to them turning in to teacher. It is a great way to promote independence. It additionally reduces the need for teachers to make simple corrections that students are able to complete themselves (with a little guidance.)