Give your students the scaffolding help them achieve! Provide students with an opportunity to read examples of common core aligned nonfiction, informational, and expository essays. Students will then be given a chance to annotate and label the mentor examples to point out great examples of author craft moves used in introductions, body paragraphs, and conclusions.
Suggested Usage Guide:
1. Read mentor nonfiction paragraph as a class.
2. Evaluate each sentence.
3. Ask students to label each line as a specific craft move (Label guide included)
4. Finish activity by using included prompts to have students create their own examples of essay paragraphs on provided sheet.
✔ 9 Mentor Nonfiction Paragraphs to Annotate/Label
✔ 6 Prompts for Student To Create Example Paragraphs For Each Section
✔ Label Guides
✔ Power Point Presentation For How To Write Nonfiction Introductions, Bodies, and Conclusions
Part of the Writing Nonfiction/Informational/Expository Series!
How To Write A Nonfiction Essay Introduction
How To Write A Nonfiction Essay Body
How To Write A Nonfiction Essay Conclusion
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