On the Road to Proper Paragraph Writing Center

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Grade Levels
K - 3rd
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Your students will love using this road map and traffic stoplight for writing a proper paragraph.

Included in this resource is everything you need to visually encourage your students to write a paragraph using proper paragraph structure.


2 Bulletin Board Titles:

  • “Proper Paragraph Structure” (road sign lettering)
  • “On the Road to a Proper Paragraph” road sentence strip

Time Order Word Cars:

  • 8 ½ by 11 sized cars (6 transition words)
  • 1 LARGE Wavy Road Map including Topic and Closing Sentence street signs (simple assembly required)

Desk Plates:

  • Wavy Road Map desk plates. Your students will LOVE using these!

Stop Light:

  • One 8 ½ by 11 sized stoplight featuring the parts of a paragraph
  • One oversized stoplight featuring the parts of a paragraph (simple assembly required)

Writing Folder Covers

  • 6 editable writing folder covers to personalize for your students.


  • Wavy road (easily connected)
  • Straight road

Street Signs:

  • Paragraph Pl. street sign
  • The Write Way street sign

Writing Paper:

  • Wavy Road Writing Paper with title and author name
  • Wavy Road Writing Paper full page of lines

If you would like to learn more about how this system works in the classroom please visit this blog post: On the Road to a Proper Paragraph.

There are several related resources with the Road Map for Writers. You can find them here:

Writing Goal Posters and Brag Tags with "I can" statements

On the Road to Proper Paragraph Writing

Writing Portfolio Cover, Dividers, Table of Contents and Spine

or the complete BUNDLE:

The Road Map to Writing Complete BUNDLE

Please visit my blog TheKFiles.com for additional resources and ideas for the primary classroom!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.


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