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Writing Paragraphs

Writing Paragraphs

Author: Amie Trahan

At the end of this unit, the students will be able to

  • construct a topic sentence in the correct "reason for writing" & "what you plan to explain" form
  • generate main points/support points for the topic sentence
  • develop main points/support points into sentences
  • develop a conclusion sentence
  • construct a proper paragraph from a prompt or chosen topic

This is my writing paragraph video/lessons for my 8th grade students.  I have adapted numerous different writing programs and ideas over time, and this is the result.  I have 

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Practicing Topic Sentences #1

This activity goes along with our video lesson on paragraph writing. It takes us step-by-step through the process of writing a paragraph starting with a topic sentence.


Writing Paragraphs Video 1

This is the first of two videos you need to watch for the paragraph writing lesson.