This is an excellent unit for teaching how to write a paragraph. This unit is broken into two parts. The first part focuses on teaching students how to write paragraphs. The second part focuses on a project which connects English and visual arts. In the project, students are asked to create a self-portrait by writing two paragraphs on large sunglasses.
-Summer paragraph writing unit outline (Teacher resource)
-Sample paragraph "My Favorite Food"
-Lined paper image
-"All About Me" blank web diagram
-Sample student paragraphs with common errors x5
-Sample student paragraphs "My Favorite Food" x3
-Sample student project "My Summer Sunglasses" x3
-The Perfect Paragraph Recipe list
-Blank sunglasses printable
-Paragraph organizer, graphic organizer worksheet
-Marking Guide: Summer Sunglasses Project
Note: Examples are geared towards students in grades 2-3 yet this unit can easily be adapted for older grades.