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How To Write An Essay (+exercise)..... This is an excellent site for english teachers!!! So many work sheets and activities for every grade level!!!

Excellent for even "big" kids - college and graduate students: How To Write An Essay (+exercise). This is an excellent site for english teachers! So many work sheets and activities for every grade level!

When writing informational texts, students need to know how to introduce a topic and how to write a concluding statement that supports the information presented in the writing. This handout is useful as a mini-lesson for that purpose. | by Dianne Mason

Opening & closing a piece of writing. Then, outlines 7 ways for students to write introductions that grab the reader's attention and 5 ways for them to write conclusions without resorting to tired and boring methods. Examples are given for each method.

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Explain how to begin writing a thesis statement to the class in three steps. Brilliant alternative to the (clunky, unhelpful) essay. Including a thesis statement format that is dynamic and engaging!

This FREE resource answers the following questions:  What do I include in an introductory paragraph? What do I include in a body paragraph? What do I include in a conclusion paragraph?  You may also choose to print out the blank copy for students and have them write down the information (as provided).  All you need to do is download it, print it, and give it to your students!

What do I include in an introductory paragraph? What do I include in a body paragraph? What do I include in a conclusion paragraph?

Happy Sunday! This week, I’ve got a few freebies to help you teach about Arguments & Opinions! Start with this blog post from earlier today that includes an exclusive, LIMITED-TIME freebi…

Arguments & Opinions

Conclusions can be tough to write, but they are so critical to an essay: the equivalent of a dessert after a meal, leaving a final impression on the reader. This lesson introduces students to conclusion paragraphs through a relatable metaphor

This Sentence Has Five Words

writing, sentence variety, sentence length, Interesting for any writer, saved this for myself: This Sentence Has Five Words – Gary Provost

The trick is to not use them in their stereotypical way. Ex: "A hard knot clutched at her throat as the little orphan mewed closer, a dirty hand outstretched."

Words Commonly Used to Describe Sounds

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