Use paragraph puzzles to model writing paragraphs using an introduction, three detail sentences, and a conclusion. Stresses using transitional words to show sequence in writing.
After using a paragraph puzzle page, the next day the children write their own paragraph on the same topic. These lessons stress using a graphic organizer as prewriting tool to organize thoughts before writing, as well as using transitional words and phrases in our writing.
In this 31-page download, you will get the following:
*A direction page, including common core correlations.
*Detailed lesson plans for the day you use the paragraph puzzle and a different detailed lesson plan for the independent writing day.
*16 pages of paragraph puzzles to use throughout the months of April and May.
*a graphic organizer that focuses on he introduction, detail, detail, detail conclusion format modeled in paragraph puzzle.
*A grading rubric
*How Do You Spell. . . personal word wall.
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