Conclusion Paragraphs: Practice for beginners, review, or sub folder
This seven page document has four separate assignments in it. Each contains a five paragraph essay - but none have conclusions. Student task is to write a basic conclusion paragraph for each essay.
> Appropriate for grades 6-8 if students are roughly at grade level in writing skills.
> In the first essay, the thesis is underlined, in the introduction, for the student. The three subsequent essays ask the student to locate and circle the thesis. > The first two essays have titles, the 3rd and 4th essays do not and ask the student to create a title. > One essay is student written essay (grade 7).
> There are a few other tasks asked of the student in some of the essays (such as underline topic sentences). > Keys provided, when applicable. > Great for the sub folder if students already know the basics of essay writing. > One a day for four consecutive days provides good pace for this tough task.