Components of a Paragraph

Components of a Paragraph


By the end of this tutorial, students will be able to identify the three basic parts of a paragraph.

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Let's get started!


1. Watch the video below.
2. Use the guided notes to take notes
3. Write your summary and HOT question on your notes.

Components of a Paragraph (Concept 1)

Source: original prezi from Nichole Carter, adapted and recorded by E. Broderick

Hamburger Video

Source: Cindy Beck, youtube channel

Master Paragraph for Notes

Use this paragraph as part of your notes.  Remember that a copy of the paragraph is already on the note page you can download from Schoology.


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