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Friday English Week Twenty


Weekly Paragraphs

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


Week 20


  For English this week, you are to write 2 or 3 paragraphs about telephones.  You will need a topic sentence for each paragraph.  The first paragraph needs a lead-on sentence which will introduce the second paragraph.  The second paragraph needs a concluding sentence for the whole paper.


Ideas to consider:

How are telephones useful?

How do businesses make use of telephones?

How many phones should a family have?

Are you interested in different styles of phones?

Should there be a limit on the length of time on a phone?

What do you know about telephone manners? What are they.

How are phones used for long distance?

Should teenagers have their own phone.. why or why not?

How do you use a phone in an emergency?


Remember, you are looking for two related paragraphs.  Be sure to develop strong topics.


Check to see if you have:

____________name, date, and  heading



____________good handwriting

____________clean, wrinkle free paper for final draft

____________at least two paragraphs!