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Paragraph writing - green strip for topic sentence, yellow for supporting detail sentences, and red for closing sentence. Could also color code for passé composé/imparfait! Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Paragraphs, Student Teaching
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In persuasive writing, many students have trouble writing a clear thesis statement on what their essay is truly about. In the lesson Teaching Thesis Statements with Movie Trailers, students get to break down what is actually involved in a thesis statement Argumentative Writing, Persuasive Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Essay Writing, Teaching English, Writing Rubrics, Paragraph Writing, Opinion Writing
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Persuasive Writing- Teaching Thesis Statements with Movie Trailers!

In persuasive writing, many students have trouble writing a clear thesis statement on what their essay is truly about. In the lesson Teaching Thesis Statements with Movie Trailers, students get to break down what is actually involved in a thesis statement and what happens when the statement is vague...

Students will practice writing summaries with a focus on topic sentences. Summary topic sentences are made up of identifying the item (story/article), a summary verb, and finishing your thought. Summary Writing, Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Writing Practice, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Expository Writing, Classroom Resources
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Writing Summary Topic Sentences

Students will practice writing summaries with a focus on topic sentences. Summary topic sentences are made up of identifying the item (story/article), a summary verb, and finishing your thought.

Topic sentence starters for persuasive essays lesson Have your students begin their persuasive writing with a strong sentence. These persuasive sentence starters will, the topic or book they are writing. Expository Writing, Writing Topics, Writing Prompts For Kids, Paragraph Writing, Informational Writing, Essay Topics, Academic Writing, English Writing, Writing Lessons
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Crafting Topic Sentences: Anchor Chart & Sentence Starters

There are many different uses for this chart. I have created this chart with middle school students to help students develop the topic sentence for each of

Persuasive Writing Part Published Work Young Teacher Love: Christmas Persuasive Writing Part Published Work!Young Teacher Love: Christmas Persuasive Writing Part Published Work! Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Student Teaching, Writing Ideas, Writing Resources, Writing Activities, Teaching Resources
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Christmas Persuasive Writing Part 2: Published Work - Young Teacher Love

‘Tis the season! I am going to jump right into the good stuff this evening and share with you the the published work from my Christmas Persuasive Writing Pack. (If you’re interested in reading PART 1 of our “Persuasive Writing Unit”, which contains a freebie, the set up, and mini-lesson, click HERE to check out that […]

Writing A Topic Sentence Worksheet - Write The Topic Sentence Writing Worksheet Identify The Topic Sentence Writing Worksheet Writing Topic Sentences Worksheet Have Fun Teaching Missing T. Paragraph Writing Topics, Writing Sentences Worksheets, Topic Sentences, Informational Writing, Grammar Worksheets, Essay Writing, Number Worksheets, Opinion Writing, Grammar Lessons
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Write the Topic Sentence | Writing Worksheet

Students will be given eight different topics for paragraphs and will be asked to give each one a topic sentence. Great worksheet for 4th - 6th grade

My Topic Sentence Song is sung to the tune of "Bingo" and it's a fun and catchy way for students to remember to include a topic sentence when they write. This song is also great fun during ELD! Writing Topics, Writing Resources, Writing Activities, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Literacy, Sentence Anchor Chart, Anchor Charts, Writing Mini Lessons
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My Topic Sentence Song

My Topic Sentence Song is sung to the tune of "Bingo" and it's a fun and catchy way for students to remember to include a topic sentence when they write. This song is also great fun during ELD!

Topic Sentences and Owls! by 2 Literacy Teachers! 4th Grade Writing Prompts, Writing Mini Lessons, Third Grade Writing, Writing Topics, Paragraph Writing, 3rd Grade Reading, Writing Strategies, Narrative Writing, Writing Workshop
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Topic Sentences and Owls!! by 2 Literacy Teachers!

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The Many Adventures of Winter {Differentiated Writing}

I've been putting off writing this blog post because I wanted my first graders to finish this writing project but, well, I feel like we are ...

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Topic Sentences FREEBIE

This freebie provides you with some fun, engaging activities for you and your students to tackle topic sentences! This product is very similar to my much larger product, Tackling Topic Sentences. What's Included: - 2 "What's The Topic?" cards - "Constructing Sentences" Sort - 2 "Build The Topic" ...

Oleanna essay topics Study questions, project ideas and discussion topics based on important themes running throughout Oleanna by David Mamet. Great supplemental information for school. Expository Writing, Writing Topics, Paragraph Writing, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Activities, Writing A Book, Essay Topics
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Topic Sentence

How to Write a Topic Sentence Lesson and Practice for grades 3-5

Writing supporting details topic sentences for essays How to check for cohesion between topic sentences and supporting details. Monica Monk explains how to write topic sentences, using a paragraph which contains. Paragraph Writing Worksheets, Writing Traits, Argumentative Writing, Writing Strategies, Persuasive Writing, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Ideas
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The Good Life

This unit introduces your students to the process of identifying and writing well structured paragraph. Part one focuses on what topics are and how to write a topic sentence. Writing Topics, Writing Strategies, Editing Writing, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Tips, Writing Ideas
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Write Right! Part One: How to Write a Topic Sentence {Common Core}

This unit introduces your students to the process of identifying and writing a well structured paragraph. Part one focuses on what topics are and how to write a topic sentence. What's Included: What is a Topic? * Introduction Poster * 5 practice What's the Topic? Posters (whole group activity) * ...

Matching game with nine paragraphs missing the topic sentence (in the shape of fish). Cut the tails off the fish (topic sentence) after printing and laminate pieces. This is good for independent practice or give each student a piece to find who has their Teaching Paragraphs, Topic Sentences, Paragraph Writing, Writing Words, Writing Ideas, Teaching Quotes, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, 2nd Grade Writing
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Matching Topic Sentence to Paragraphs

Matching game with nine paragraphs missing the topic sentence (in the shape of fish). Cut the tails off the fish (topic sentence) after printing and laminate pieces. This is good for independent practice or give each student a piece to find who has their paragraph or sentence. After students have...

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Topics vs. Topic Sentences

Call it what you want: *Main Idea Sentence *Big Idea Sentence *Focus Sentence *Topic Sentence Any way you say it, kids have a hard time writing it! My students have difficulty distinguishing between the topic, or title, of a paragraph and a complete topic sentence. They often write phrases as th...

This little freebie is a worksheet to help students practice writing topic… Expository Writing, Writing Topics, Paragraph Writing, Writing Strategies, Writing Resources, Writing Activities, Essay Writing, Writing Ideas, Writing Lesson Plans
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