This activity is designed to incorporate paragraph writing skills with the study of volcanoes. It can be used in a variety of settings: centers, independent work, small group or whole group practice.There are 6 pages with a variety of facts on volcanoes, and the teacher can decide which page or pages to use with each student. The facts are written in a note taking format (no complete sentences) allowing students to take the notes and write their own complete sentences. Also included are two different paragraph rubrics allowing the teacher to choose which rubric is appropriate for various students. The teacher can also have students present their information orally in place of, or in addition to, writing a paragraph. Two different oral presentation rubrics are also included.