Paragraph-a-Week MEGA Unit (Common Core Aligned)

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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Do your students need to increase their writing fluency? Would you like to see more exciting paragraphs by them? Here is your answer: Weekly Writing Practice Based on Common Core Standards!

This MEGA Unit is great for grades 4th-8th and meets the following Common Core Standards:

CCSS Writing .3a, 3c, 3e, and 4
CCSS Language .1 and .2

If you are having your students write a specific type of paragraph
(i.e. Narrative/expository/persuasive, those would be additional standards addressed)

If you have them present them, you could also add listening and speaking standards!

This MEGA Unit Contains:
How to use Guide
40 Quotes for the Classroom
40 Great Youtube Clips to Spark Writing
What is an Effective Paragraph Structure? Sheet
What is an Effective Paragraph Structure? Sheet for Journals
100 Paragraph a Week Topics for Teachers & Students
Paragraph-a-Week Rubric
4 Different Writer’s Checklists
2 Kinds of Portfolio Cover Sheets for Students
Weekly Student Response Sheets (4 Versions)



How to use Guide
Paragraph-a-Week Rationale: How do we get our students to be better writers?
It’s easy…by having them write ALL THE TIME! This unit is a simple yet effective approach to paragraph writing, which will help your students become better writers. Students will be expected to publish one paragraph a week, evaluate themselves as writers and include it in their Paragraph-a-Week Portfolio.

Find out more by purchasing the MEGA Unit!

Side Note: I assign this as homework due each Friday at the beginning of class; however, you might want to use it as classwork.
Total Pages
26
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 Year

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Paragraph-a-Week MEGA Unit (Common Core Aligned)
Paragraph-a-Week MEGA Unit (Common Core Aligned)
Paragraph-a-Week MEGA Unit (Common Core Aligned)
Paragraph-a-Week MEGA Unit (Common Core Aligned)
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