Teaching students to write paragraphs can be overwhelming!
That's exactly why I've created this simple, and easy to use STEP-BY-STEP PARAGRAPH WRITING UNIT that has everything you need to teach your students to write WELL ORGANIZED & STRONG PARAGRAPHS! With this kid-friendly, engaging, & interactive unit your students will be writing 5 sentence paragraphs in no time!
THIS PRODUCT INCLUDES:
* 3 writing posters (full-page size)
* 3 writing posters (half page size- perfect for interactive notebooks)
* 7 reference sheets that explain each part of a paragraph in easy to understand, kid-friendly language & examples (half page size- perfect for interactive notebooks)
- Parts of a paragraph
- The parts of a paragraph in action
- How to write a paragraph
- What are topic sentences?
- 4 Types of topic sentences
- What are supporting details?
- What are closing sentences?
* 10 Mini-Lessons
* 3 original paragraphs for students to use as models
* several activity pages for students to apply what they learn throughout the unit
* culminating interactive paragraph activity
* answer keys
* pictures of sample interactive notebook pages
USEFUL IN MANY WAYS!
Once printed this resource is great for:
*guided or independent practice
*intervention for struggling students
*small group work/ centers
*after-school programs & tutoring
*substitute lesson plans / sick days
*summer vacation / summer school
…just to name a few ideas!
This step-by-step paragraph writing unit is ready-to-print and has been student tested + teacher-approved :)
WHAT TEACHERS HAVE SAID:
"This has been a wonderful resource to help my struggling students with special needs. It is so visual and it is great to have them practice identifying, writing, or editing the different parts of a paragraph before we begin building their own writings. Thanks!" --Tools For Busy Hands
"This worked so well to help my students with special needs learn to write paragraphs! The color-coded, visual nature of this was perfect for them.
" -- Taylor B.
"This is just perfect! It is so nice to have a resource made by a teacher who gets what teachers need in the classroom. Being able to have lessons and materials at hand and ready to go is a lifesaver. Thank you so much:)" -- Amy B.
"My students struggled with writing a complete paragraph and this broke it down and helped my students in their writing!" -- Joelle D.
"This is such an amazing resource and helped my students understand how to better organize sentences into paragraphs! I loved the easy prep and how visual and interactive it was! Thank you for such a great resource! " -- Angela H.
"This by far has been in the top 3 purchases I have made on TPT. Before, it was a struggle for the kids to write a complex sentence, let alone 5 together to make sense. By introducing this concept, the students are automatically using the green, yellow, and red writing strategies and making multi-paragraph stories. Amazing resource and a must in any classroom!!!!!!!!!" -- Shannon S.
"This was great for helping my students really "see" the breakdown of what goes in a paragraph. I wish I had started using it at the beginning of the year! " -- Shannon E.
"Writing is always a difficult task for my second graders. This resource makes writing so easy." -- Novak
"This is my favorite writing source to use with my third graders! I have them keep their mini-books in their writing folders all year to use as a reference. Thank you so much for making a valuable resource!" -- Emily T.
"I started using this immediately with my third grade EL small group, and it has worked very well. I love having the lessons broken down into simple steps that can be taught in my short, 30-minute time slot. Thanks for this great resource!" -- Julie M.
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