Scaffolding Support for Five Paragraph Essays, Differentiate for Any Writer-PDF

Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Adult Education
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Set of materials to support writers of all levels in writing a five paragraph essay. Includes several printables and quick guides to support students who need models, references, or nothing. Provide, require, or exclude the support printables as needed for differentiation on an individual or class level. Includes complete resources to assign a five paragraph essay, including rubric, planning worksheet, and the different support documents. Includes regular five paragraph essay, PLUS a five paragraph essay using the MEAL plan for paragraph writing. Also includes Quick Guides for Effective Thesis Statements and Essay Words to Use and Lose. Lots of flexible support for your class!

The printables are flexible and can be used with students new to effective essay writing, those who need to practice/ review effective research writing with guidance, and those who are adept.

Narrative essays are separate in form and structure, and are not addressed in this bundle. The focus here is in formal expository essay writing, but can also apply to persuasive essay writing in general.

• Topic Selection
• Topic Development
• Quick Guide to the Five Paragraph Essay with MEAL Plan Paragraphs
• Five Paragraph Essay Model With Meal Plan Paragraphs
• Quick Guide to the Five Paragraph Essay
• Five Paragraph Essay Model
• Quick Guide to Effective Thesis Statements
• Quick Guide to Essay Words to Use and Lose
• Essay Writing Helps Meet Common Core Standards list

This item is a single file PDF and is not editable. The Scaffolding Support for Five Paragraph Essays item is also available as a Premium Editable Word document. The Word version also includes Digital Models, without the lines for students to type.

This is also included in the Scaffolding Support Writing Bundle, Differentiate for Writers of All Levels.

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25 pages
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