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How to Write a Basic Paragraph

In this lesson, students learn how to write a basic stand-alone paragraph. They learn about hooks, topic sentences, supporting sentences, transition words, and concluding sentences.

Vocabulary
  • indent
  • hook
  • statistic
  • topic sentence
  • flow
  • concluding sentence
  • narrative
  • voice
  • tense
  • chronological
  • transition word
Grammar
  • transition words and phrases
PDF Content
  • pre-writing warm-up
  • example
  • parts of a paragraph
  • writing practice
  • writing challenge
  • assessment
Task Content
  • Lesson Objective(Reference)
  • Warm-Up(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Example Paragraph(Reference)
  • Parts of a Paragraph: Hook(Reference)
  • Task 1: Hook(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Parts of a Paragraph: Topic Sentence(Reference)
  • Task 2: Topic Sentences(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Review A(Reference)
  • Parts of a Paragraph: Body(Reference)
  • Transition Words(Reference)
  • Task 3: Body(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Review B(Reference)
  • Parts of a Paragraph: Concluding Sentence(Reference)
  • Task 4: Concluding Sentence(Open-Ended Questions)
  • 3 Paragraph Writing Tips(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Writing Checklist(Reference)
  • Assessment(Open-Ended Questions)