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Photo Prompts. I love Stephen Ransom’s photography.

Photo Prompts

This one makes for a great story. A more creative method for functional text / directions. Create your own movie preview. Because, let’s be honest, we’d love to bring our velociraptors to work. Posted it on the wrong Tumblr the first time. (Source: jtspencer) jtspencer: Just go to and download it. Hey, just thought I would pass this along. Someone asked for a Valentines Day prompt. Alternate: Write the Insurance Waiver and Application for an epic hero application. 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. Essay Title Paragraph 1: The Introduction Topic Sentence (Main Idea for your paper) Example Sentence #1 (Subtopic) Example Sentence #2 (Subtopic) Example Sentence #3 (Subtopic) Concluding Sentence that repeats the Main Idea Paragraph 2: Example #1 Topic Sentence Example #1 (from the Introduction) 3 Examples sentences that prove your Topic Sentence Concluding Sentence that repeats Example #1.

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. (1) There are three reasons why I want to learn English. (2) One reason is that English has become an international language. (3) It is now used by most international companies, including the company where I work, for business communication. (4) Another reason why I want to learn English is so that I can travel to English-speaking countries. (5) The United States, England, Australia and many other countries all use English as their primary language. (6) Finally, I want to learn English because I plan to move to the U.S. in the future. (7) I will become a manager for my company soon. (8) For all these reasons, I am very excited about learning English.

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. 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.