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Curipod generated lesson: "Writing a paragraph". #1-4

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In a few words, what is a paragraph?
2. Open question
180 seconds
"What can a 6th grade student do to make their paragraph stand out and be noticed in a world where everyone is competing for attention?"
3. Slide
60 seconds
A paragraph is a group of sentences that work together to express one main idea. Start with an opening sentence that introduces your topic and grabs your reader's attention. Finish with a concluding sentence that wraps up your paragraph.
Writing a Paragraph
4. Slide
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Topic Sentence: the main idea of a paragraph which is usually the first sentence. Supporting Details: sentences that provide more information about the topic sentence. Conclusion: the final sentence of the paragraph that sums up the main idea.
Concepts:
5. Slide
60 seconds
The first paragraph of a piece of writing is called an introductory paragraph and is meant to introduce the topic. Writing in paragraphs helps to make it easier for the reader to understand the main idea. Paragraphs can be as short as one sentence or as long as several pages.
Did you know?
6. Word cloud
60 seconds
What comes to mind when you think about writing paragraphs?
7. Word cloud
120 seconds
Name one of the main elements of a paragraph?
8. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw a robot juggling bananas while hula hooping
9. Slide
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sentence: A sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete thought. related: Related means connected or related to something else. paragraph: A paragraph is a group of related sentences that tell one idea or story.
Concepts:
10. Open question
300 seconds
What do you think is the most important part of a TEEC paragraph?
11. Poll
60 seconds
What is the purpose of the Topic sentence in a TEEC paragraph?
  • Introduce the main idea of the paragraph
  • Conclude the paragraph
  • Provide evidence and examples
12. Poll
60 seconds
What does TEEC stand for in TEEC paragraphs?
  • Tiger, Elephant, Eagle, Crocodile
  • Topic, Explanation, Evidence, Conclusion
  • Teacher, Elephant, Eggplant, Cat
  • Time, Energy, Effort, Commitment
13. Open question
300 seconds
What do you think is the most important part of a TEEC paragraph?
14. Open question
300 seconds
How can you use TEEC paragraphs in your future writing?
15. Open question
300 seconds
What can you do to make sure your TEEC paragraphs are well organized?
16. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a pineapple playing soccer with a banana goal-keeper.
17. Open question
330 seconds
Topics: Ivan, 5th grade studentsQuestion: How might Ivan's story inspire 5th graders to explore new ideas and possibilities?
18. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is one important thing you can do to make your paragraph more organized and interesting?
19. Personalised Feedback
360 seconds
Imagine you are describing your favorite animal in a paragraph. What details would you include to make it interesting and engaging?
20. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the most important step in writing a paragraph?
21. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a flying fish with marshmallows for wings and an ice cream cone tail.
22. Poll
60 seconds
What is a paragraph?
  • A picture
  • A group of sentences that talk about the same topic
  • A single word
  • A punctuation mark
23. Poll
60 seconds
What is the purpose of writing a paragraph?
  • To count numbers
  • To play games
  • To draw a picture
  • To express ideas and thoughts clearly
24. Poll
60 seconds
How many sentences should be in a paragraph?
  • Only 1 sentence
  • At least 3 sentences
  • Exactly 5 sentences
25. Poll
60 seconds
What is an important part of writing a good paragraph?
  • Using transition words to connect ideas
  • Using capital letters for every word
  • Using different colors of ink
26. Poll
60 seconds
What should you do before writing a paragraph?
  • Eat ice cream
  • Brainstorm and plan your ideas
  • Watch TV
27. Word cloud
60 seconds
What comes to mind when you think about writing paragraphs?

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