This is a great graphic organizer that breaks down the 5-paragraph essay into an introduction paragraph, three body paragraphs, and a conclusion paragraph. Explicit instructions regarding what goes in each paragraph.
Fun film reel to reinforce character development
Students have to choose a character from a book and think about that character's traits from the beginning of the book to the end of the book, focusing on how a character develops over time. They
A comprehensive novel study with detailed, high-level, reading comprehension questions for each chapter (one through 34), all aligning to Virginia Standards of Learning. Includes topics such as:
using context clues,
This checklist focuses on editing strategies and revising strategies, including:
I reread my essay.
I added supporting details if necessary.
I took out words or sentences that didn’t make sense or that didn’t belong.
I changed words to use
A reading log that can be used for weekly reading log homework. Students respond to what they read, focusing on the following topics:
This is a basic rubric for a five-paragraph essay, with a spot to give points for each part of each paragraph. It includes a spot for the introduction paragraph, three body paragraphs, the conclusion paragraph, and for grammar and mechanics.
A checklist for students to use to check their paragraphs to ensure quality topic sentence, supporting details, and conclusion sentence. Follows the format for Step Up to Writing format of a Traffic Light Paragraph.
Can be edited to meet your