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Friday English Week Seventeen


Weekly Paragraphs

Print each of these activities separately and give a copy to each student.


Week 17

How to Tie a Shoe

    A single paragraph with five or six sentences usually includes all the problems of a longer composition.  It requires practice in the organization and shaping of a single topic.  In each paragraph a clear and orderly thought is presented to the reader.

    This week you will write a paragraph on tying a shoe.  You are to physically go through each step of tying your shoes, and you are to write down each step as you proceed.  Then use these steps to help build your paragraph.


1.____Have you used capital letters in the title?

2.____Did you indent the paragraph(s)?

3.____Have your included your name, date, and heading?

4.____Is your paragraph interesting?

5.____Did you physically attempt to do what you have written?

Signature of person who checked your original for spelling.