Help your students excel at paragraph writing with these 3 fun activities and games focusing on topic sentences, supporting sentences, concluding sentences and main idea. These activities get students up and moving while learning in the process. No set-up required. Just print, and you're ready to go! Easy to use with directions included.
In this set you will receive:
1.) "All Around the Classroom" paragraph writing game including 25 paragraph cards and directions. Students are sure to love this game. In this game, each student is given one card and must move "around the classroom" to find classmates with topic sentences or main idea sentences that go with their sentence. Once they have find their matching classmates, they put their story in order to create a complete, understandable paragraph.
2.) "Give me Support" paragraph writing activity- in this activity a student draws a main idea or topic sentence from a bag. He or she must then use the included story page to complete a paragraph based on the main idea on the card. The paragraph must include a topic sentence, three supporting sentences, a concluding sentence and an illustration. This can be used as an assessment or as classwork. This is a break from the traditional paper and pencil assessments. Includes 24 topic sentence task cards. instructions are included.
3.) "Superstar Sentences" assessment- this is a great assessment tool that can be used at the conclusion of your unit. Students read the sentence and determine if it is a topic sentence or a supporting sentence. Instructions are included.
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