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Repairs around the home Picture sequence story and activities about turning off the water and calling a plumber to repair a leak. With ideas for a warm up, jumbled sentences, gapped text, a game, true/false, dialogues, and many extension activities. Taking a child to school Picture sequence story and activities about taking children to and from school: 'walking buses', drop offs on wet days, parking signs near schools and pedestrian safety. How to get your NZ driver licence Supermarket shoppingPicture scenario for asking for help and talking to the cashier in a supermarket. Giving feedback Picture scenarios for giving feedback in different situations: requests for personal opinions, for a phone survey, on a course form, online feedback (skype). Volunteering in a charity shopPicture sequence story about applying and being interviewed for a job. Job searchPicture sequence story about applying and being interviewed for a job. Emergency - fire!

The haircut (A bad hair day)! Photo Prompts. Sample Write a Paragraph about This Picture.pdf. Scholastic Teaching Resources - Narrative Writing.pdf. Microsoft Word - WRITING NARRATIVE PARAGRAPHS - WRITING NARRATIVE PARAGRAPHS262011.pdf. Microsoft Word - Event Map Graphic Organizer Handout.doc - Event-Map-Graphic-Organizer-Handout.pdf. Five-Paragraph Expository Essay Model. Writing the Essay Intro and Conclusion. Your essay lacks only two paragraphs now: the introduction and the conclusion.

Writing the Essay Intro and Conclusion

These paragraphs will give the reader a point of entry to and a point of exit from your essay. Introduction The introduction should be designed to attract the reader's attention and give her an idea of the essay's focus. Begin with an attention grabber. The attention grabber you use is up to you, but here are some ideas:Startling information This information must be true and verifiable, and it doesn't need to be totally new to your readers.

Conclusion The conclusion brings closure to the reader, summing up your points or providing a final perspective on your topic. All the conclusion needs is three or four strong sentences which do not need to follow any set formula. Ce1.pdf (application/pdf Object) Identifying Parts of a Paragraph. Structure of a Paragraph Quiz. Sample Paragraphs. NarrationDeveloping Composition Skills –Mary Ruetten (237) (Why Do People Lie?)

Sample Paragraphs

One reason people lie is to achieve personal power. Achieving personal power is helpful for someone who pretends to be more confident than he really is. For example, one of my friends threw a party at his house last month. He asked me to come to his party and bring a date. Mo Fung (Jackie) Chan Narration Developing Composition Skills Mary Ruetten(88) (Describe a Stressful Time in Your Life) Money causes teenagers to feel stress.

Ai Thianh Tran Classification Developing Composition Skills –Mary Ruetten (153-4) Types of Newspapers in India Newspapers in India are classified into two categories according to the amount and completeness of information in them. Purnachander Thangada Description Developing Composition Skills –Mary Ruetten (129) (Describe College Life) Most students like the freedom they have in college. DescriptionParagraph Power George M. The Best Place to Visit (Describe Your Favorite Room) Bachvan Doan. Chapter19WritingParagraphs.pdf (application/pdf Object) Paragraph Essentials - ACE Practice Tests. Paragraph Writing Practice.

Paragraph Writing Practice allows students to practice writing organized paragraphs using spelling and vocabulary words.

Paragraph Writing Practice

Learn More Create your own word lists and more with Premium Membership Bloom's Learning Objective Following the classifications within Bloom's Taxonomy, Paragraph Writing Practice can help students remember, understand, apply and create their new list of words. See All ActivitiesMore Learning Activities & Games Paragraph Writing Practice Instructions: Paragraph Writing Practice allows you to create and type in a paragraph using your spelling or vocabulary words.