Here is a nice set of introduction strategy, types of evidence, and conclusion strategy worksheets designed to improve your student writing.
The three introduction strategy worksheets introduce and help students identify the eight introduction strategies. Mnemonically labeled as DQ RAPS BC, these strategies will dramatically improve the quality of introduction paragraphs.
Also included are three types of evidence worksheets. These mnemonically labeled FEC SCALE CR types of evidence worksheets introduce and help students identify the eight types of evidence used to support points in essay body paragraphs. Using a variety of types of evidence is critically important to inform or convince one's reader of the writer's purpose or point of view.
The three conclusion strategy worksheets introduce and help students identify the eight conclusion strategies. Mnemonically labeled as GQS SALES, these strategies will substantially improve the quality of conclusion paragraphs.
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