Whether you love it or hate it, writing can be difficult to teach. This presentation introduces the basics of writing a paragraph. Students can easily follow this organized, step-by-step approach to writing as they are introduced to key writing vocabulary and important writing concepts with examples.
The 63-slide PowerPoint helps students learn how to: 1) decode prompts, 2) use prewriting activities to generate ideas, 3) create a draft with organized ideas and supporting details, 4) revise writing for clarity and fluency, 5) edit writing for accuracy, and 6) publish writing that is attractive and easy-to-read.
Students will review specific examples of topic sentences with support, transitional words, and concluding sentences.
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This product relates to the following CCSS standard(s). Please note that this list may represent only a partial list of all standards and/or strands that apply.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1 - 5.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2 -5.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3 -5.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
This PowerPoint can be used alone, or with the companion product Paragraph Writing Introduction: Skill Sheets
Other lessons and materials in this series include:
Paragraph Writing Introduction: Steps of Writing Process & Vocabulary FREE
Understanding Prompts: PowerPoint
Understanding Prompts: Skill Sheets
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