From architect Michael R Davis' website: The The Clock on Old Fulton Street in Brooklyn Heights is a square foot loft located in an Italianate storage building built in 1892 on the site of the Brooklyn Eagle Newspaper once edited by Walt Whitman. The
Write an informational paragraph while creating a craft! Your third grade, fourth grade, or fifth grade students will love using this sandwich analogy to build a better paragraph. As they move through the writing process, kids write topic, detail, and concluding sentences on hamburger parts. They then create more parts for elaboration, word choice, and transitions. Expository writing has never been so much fun!
Free handout is a mini-lesson for students about how to open and close their essays. It outlines 7 ways for students to write introductions that grab the reader's attention and 5 ways for them to write conclusions without resorting to tired and boring methods. Examples are given for each method...
Good Topic Sentences. Remove the question option for STAAR (my English teacher colleagues say kids get penalized because it is 'weak' for 8-12 graders to do this), and you have a totally awesome anchor for Expository writing.