When teachers tell their students to write a one-paragraph essay, pupils may not know how much to write, how long the sentences should be, how many sentences they should write, or how to begin. Giving students a structure and a formula will help students to know exactly what is expected of them and how to organize their compositions.
Students will be able to do the following:
* brainstorm using a graphic organizer (the wheel)
* write a well-developed one-paragraph essay using complete sentences
* proofread their work
* use a rubric to evaluate their work
The 16-page PDF contains the following:
* step-by-step instructions
* example with answer key
* topics for subject-specific writing assignments
* handouts that explain the writing process
* scoring rubric for writing assignments
Materials align to the Common Core standards.
Writing a One-Paragraph Essay
by Jan Cosner
is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License