I wrote this paragraph about The House on Mango Street to help my students learn the components of a basic, introduction paragraph. I like to keep writing lessons within the context of the novel we are reading. Sentences are numbered and students
Using the roots of love, respect, agree, friend and amuse and the suffixes of able, ful, less, ly, ment and ness, students must form words. They will also state the meaning of the word as well as the part of speech.