Write a story about this picture. Or use as a cause & effect prompt-- half the class writes a paragraph about about what caused this and the other half writes a paragraph or two about what the effects of this picture are. Then randomly match one of each together and read out loud. Kids love it!
Three templates to help your struggling writers understand the layout and format of essay writing. Works best for those students who are really struggling with writing and need some assistance to see and work through the structure of the five-paragraph essay. Students are given an essay with missing words and are asked to complete the essay based upon their knowledge of how an essay works.
Text Structures Board Game contains 32 game cards and a game board to help students practice identifying the text structure used in a paragraph of text. The types of text structures included are description, cause and effect, problem and solution, compare and contrast, and sequence/chronological order.