Teaching kids to write clear and organized How to, Non-fiction, Expository or research paragraphs must include instruction on using transition words. Included are three key pieces to make your instruction meaningful and strategic. Appropriate for all elementary instruction - but useful in upper grades too.
This pack allows you to:
*introduce the words as developmentally appropriate
*differentiate as needed
*instruct in whole group, small group and one-on-one settings
Each piece is presented in a clear format with kid-friendly font.
* Large, whiteboard manipulative set - see transition word choices from the back of the room! Teach transition words in context via teacher modeling and student interaction on the whiteboard
*Small, desktop manipulative set - student-centered. Allows students to move the words and make choices in their writing in a small group setting or in independent work
*Paragraph frames provide the structure for complete, organized paragraphs. Several versions are included to meet the needs of your specific student population Choose from a variety of lines, key ideas and transition word bank.
Please refer to the preview slides for more details
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