Did you know your Ohio student needs to be able to pop out a five paragraph essay in record time? This is a color coding and organization system to train the five paragraph essay. After going through the process and learning the five paragraph
I looked at the possible prompts in PARCC's document, and these are tips for the 5th grade possible prompts. If you examine the PARCC testing guidelines, there are outlines of the possible questions the students may receive and need to write an
In this project students create an informational poster using the five types of paragraphs. Students choose their own topic, and research areas that can be described in sequence, by comparing, by description, by explaining cause and effect, and by
This is a quick attempt to break down thinking up a thesis and supporting details into an isolated activity. I used this to try to get my children to think on their feet to organize and essay, since Ohio testing will require them to write a five
Use this organizer and note sheet to help students find theme. Theme is very difficult, and keeping these criteria in mind with this organizer will help students get closer to finding the theme. I have included two assessment questions that can be
Organizational Sheets for the important elements of a fictional narrative. Revision Sheet to improve writing with Show, Don’t Tell. Use these sheets as a multi lesson prewriting activity set to plan out each important aspect of a fictional
Students can personalize their learning about figures of speech by illustrating each figure of speech and creating a booklet. The file provides sheets with room for illustration and some other essential thinking about each fos. Include hyperbole,
Students use this sheet to examine the beginnings of several books they randomly select, and then examine the technique the author used to start their piece of fiction. The teacher should discuss what each type of beginning looks like and involves.