Writing Step by Step
Reading Level 2 - 4Interest Level 4 - 12
The Paragraph Practice Series helps struggling learners and students with learning differences learn how to write confidently step-by-step. This series gives students a foolproof strategy for writing paragraphs with these reproducible activities. When faced with a standardized-test prompt, journal topic, or essay question, many students have difficulty deciding what to write, how much to write, and what order to write in.
Basic Paragraph Practice and More Basic Paragraph Practice, help students organize their thoughts to transfer to paper in paragraph format. Multi-Paragraph Practice prepares students to write multi-paragraph essays using the lessons and reproducible graphic organizers. Similar in format to Basic Paragraph Practice and More Basic Paragraph Practice, Multi-Paragraph Practice features graphic organizers that provide a step-by-step process of writing support.
Students use a graphic organizer to write a five-sentence paragraph, including a topic sentence, three detail sentences, and a concluding sentence. Each sentence goes in its own box so students can be sure to include all the parts. After completing all of the steps, students rewrite the five sentences in paragraph form.
Each book presents captivating topics in 100 high-interest prompts, including the following:
Through a series of lessons, examples, and practice activities, students learn to write the key parts of essays: introductory paragraphs, body paragraphs, and concluding paragraphs. After they learn and practice the three key parts of essays, students move on to practice writing three-, four-, and five-paragraph essays. A graphic organizer gives students a visual framework to support them as they organize ideas into separate paragraphs and use elaboration strategies to develop and practice writing multi-paragraph essays.
Complete Basic Paragraph Practice Series Includes: