At times, it is hard for students to determine whether they should organize their thoughts in a list or in a paragraph. This is a vital lesson for developing writers to learn as it helps them to understand time management in regards to writing and the best way to express their thoughts on paper. This short PowerPoint can be used as a resource in your mini-lesson! Show this and take students through when to use a list vs. when to use a paragraph. This presentation also includes famous examples of lists and paragraphs. A fun and engaging way to help students figure out when a list fits, and when it does not.
Plus, who doesn't LOVE throwing something snazzy up on the SmartBoard?!