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THESIS STATEMENT - Introduction to Writing - Middle School

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2.52 MB   |   18 Slides (PowerPoint Presentation), Lesson Plan 3 pages, Student Worksheet 11 pages

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*Thesis Statement
*Introduction to Writing
*Activities for Thesis Statement Identification
*Thesis Statement Comprehension
*Differentiated Activities for Thesis Statement
*Enrichment Activities for Thesis Statement

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NO PREP – PRINT AND GO LESSONS FOR TEACHERS!!!!!

INTERACTIVE SLIDES FOR STUDENTS!!!

A great way to learn and teach how to write a THESIS STATEMENT!!!

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Do your students have trouble evaluating a prompt? Are their thesis statements off-topic or their paragraphs lacking structure? Are you looking for a thorough way to incorporate both standards based and 6 Traits writing in your classroom routine? Here is EVERYTHING you need to start helping your students use ORGANIZATION and IDEAS in their writing today!

This lesson focuses on developing a comprehensive THESIS STATEMENT. The students will be introduced to how to properly evaluate a prompt. Additionally, the lesson focuses on why incorporating complex IDEAS is a critical part of writing a THESIS STATEMENT and how the use of ORGANIZATION helps incorporate the 6 Traits in Writing. Finally, the lesson included NUMEROUS examples containing different types of PROMPTS and THESIS STATEMENTS. These examples are included on the student worksheet, so the students can not only interact with the SMARTBoard/White Board, but also can make the same corrections and identifications on their worksheets.

SMARTBoard users will find interactive slides, while PowerPoint users can project the slides onto a regular white board and have the students use regular dry erase pens.

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This lesson about how to evaluate a PROMPT and write a THESIS STATEMENT includes:

Thesis Statement Lesson Plan which includes:

• Common Core State Standards Indicated on Lesson Plan
• Instructional Focus
• Instructional Procedures
• Objectives/Goals
• Direct Instruction
• Guided Practice
• Enrichment
• Differentiation
• I Can Statement
• Essential Question
• ESE Strategies
• ELL Strategies

Thesis Statement Student Worksheet includes:

• Explanations and examples of the different methods for EVALUATING PROMPTS and writing a THESIS STATEMENT
• Opportunities for students to practice guided note-taking
“NOW IT’S YOUR TURN” section for students to practice skills learned

Thesis Statement PowerPoint Presentation includes:

• Introduction slides with explanations of PROMPTS and THESIS STATEMENTS
• Guided note-taking sections
• Examples of PROMPTS and THESIS STATEMENTS used in essays
• Interactive slides for student participation on a SMARTBoard or whiteboard

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The lessons in the MIDDLE SCHOOL INTRODUCTION TO WRITING unit include:

Link-Middle School – Intro to Writing – Multiple Choice Writing Tests BUNDLE - 3 LESSONS!!

Link-Middle School – Intro to Writing – 6 Traits of Writing

Link-Middle School – Intro to Writing – Basic 4 Paragraph Essay

Link-Middle School – Intro to Writing – Basic 5 Paragraph Essay

Link- Middle School – Intro to Writing – General Statement & Detail Statements

Link- Middle School – Intro to Writing – Thesis Statements

Link- Middle School – Intro to Writing – Writing for Standardized Tests


Link- Middle School – Intro to Writing – The Writing Process

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BUY THE FULL INTRODUCTION TO WRITING Unit (8 Complete Lessons listed above) FOR ONLY $22!!!!

Link- Middle School – Intro to Writing Bundle– 8 LESSONS!!!!!


This bundle download has all 8 lessons, will save you over 20%, and will give you everything you need to help your students increase their ORGANIZATION and incorporate complex IDEAS in Writing!

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Total Pages
18 Slides (PowerPoint Presentation), Lesson Plan 3 pages, Student Worksheet 11
Answer Key
Does Not Apply
Teaching Duration
90 Minutes

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THESIS STATEMENT - Introduction to Writing - Middle School
THESIS STATEMENT - Introduction to Writing - Middle School
THESIS STATEMENT - Introduction to Writing - Middle School
THESIS STATEMENT - Introduction to Writing - Middle School