Writing Opening and Closing Paragraphs for Persuasive Essays

Writing Opening and Closing Paragraphs for Persuasive Essays
Writing Opening and Closing Paragraphs for Persuasive Essays
Writing Opening and Closing Paragraphs for Persuasive Essays
Writing Opening and Closing Paragraphs for Persuasive Essays
Writing Opening and Closing Paragraphs for Persuasive Essays
Writing Opening and Closing Paragraphs for Persuasive Essays
Writing Opening and Closing Paragraphs for Persuasive Essays
Writing Opening and Closing Paragraphs for Persuasive Essays
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  1. Teach students the elements of Persuasive Writing / Argumentative Writing: - Write opening and closing paragraphs- Address audience and opposing views- Take a position- Make an outline - Draft body paragraphs from outlines- Put it all together while addressing the Common Core Standards!Note: This un
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  2. Teach students to write outstanding persuasive and expository essays with this lesson bundle.The bundle includes the following two units:Persuasive/Argument Writing UnitExpository/Informative/Explanatory Writing Unit~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Persuasive/Argument Writing Uni
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These lessons make writing outstanding introduction and conclusion paragraphs for persuasive essays simple.

Opening paragraphs need three elements: hook, transition to thesis, and thesis statements.

Closing paragraphs need three elements: connect to hook, restate thesis, and call to action.

These lessons break down all the parts and provide students examples and opportunities to practice.

BEFORE YOU BUY:

These lessons are also part of three units. Depending on your needs, it could be better deal to buy the units than the individual pieces!

Open Paragraphs Bundle: Persuasive & Expository

Persuasive Writing Unit

Essay Writing Unit

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No matter what type of writing you are doing, writing opening and closing paragraphs can be extremely challenging. These lessons demystify the process for your students. When students understand the elements, writing becomes much easier, and they'll actually want to write!

Please let me know if you have any questions!

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**NOTE: Editable PowerPoint versions for your personal use only.**

Editable Lesson Presentations

Note: presentations are included in two formats: .PPTX and Google Slides (TM)

  • Opening Paragraphs, Part I (Intro, Hook, and Thesis Statements) 22 slides
  • Opening Paragraphs Part II (Transition to Thesis) 12 slides
  • Closing Paragraphs, Part I (Intro & Connect to Hook) 20 slides
  • Closing Paragraphs, Part II (Restate Thesis & Call to Action) 24 slides

Eight Handouts

  • Opening Paragraph Notes and Practice (4 pages)
  • Closing Paragraph Notes and Practice (4 pages)

Common Core Standards Slides are included for grades 4-8

The entrances of bullet points are animated so you can control the flow of the lesson. Teacher notes are included on some slides to help with instruction.

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Expository/Informative/Explanatory Writing Unit

Total Pages
86 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
4 days
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