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Friday English Week Ten

 

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Weekly Paragraphs

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

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Week 10

Giving Thanks

Make a list of at least ten things you are thankful for

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Choose one of these and write a paragraph which explains what you are thankful for and why.

REMEMBER

1.A strong topic sentence

2.Three to four supporting sentences

3.A good conclusion

 

 

 

This is the alternative paragraph I give to kids who don't celebrate holidays ... they use the same one each time, but it has to be done on a different topic each time.

ALTERNATE

How to...

This week for English, you will be writing a paragraph that tells how to do something. It can be a skill you've learned at home or at school. Be sure to sequence your sentences and remember to use time order words to begin your sentences.

In this section, brainstorm at least 5 things that you KNOW you know how to do well. Then think about 10 steps it takes to do the task. Write out the steps so that someone else can follow your directions.

I know how to

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Now choose ONE of the above to write about. Be sure to write a topic sentence, at least 3 sentences describing how to do the task, and a good concluding sentence.

CHECK

1.Heading?

2.Title?

3.Rough draft?

4.Signature of person who checked your spelling?

5.At least 5 sentences??

 

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