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Paragraph of the Week PowerPoint – Informative Paragraphs

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27 pages (PowerPoint)|This resource is suitable for Grades: 3 - 7

A Paragraph of the Week PowerPoint presentation to use when setting up this writing strategy in your classroom.

Use this Paragraph of the Week PowerPoint to implement this writing strategy in your classroom. The PowerPoint Presentation provides you with information about how to set up the Paragraph of the Week, some prior knowledge about informative writing and paragraphs and 15 visual writing prompts to give your students inspiration for the topic of their paragraph.

Some of the ways that you could implement the ‘Paragraph of the Week’ in your classroom include:

  •    as a homework task, providing students with a topic each week
  •    as a warm-up activity before each Literacy lesson
  •    as a settling-down activity after break time.

Click on the numbers 1-15 on slide 12 to see a different informative paragraph topic for each week.

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