Back to Basics
1. Light up paragraphs
What is it? A starter activity that uses a traffic-light model to help students understand how to structure a paragraph
What users say "This will be fantastic for revising and consolidating paragraphs before assessments - thank you for all your hard work!"
2. Powerful pointers
What is it? A comprehensive PowerPoint on how to set out paragraphs and when to start a new one. Activities are included
What users say "Thanks for this - it was great for reviewing paragraphs with my class and I was able to adapt it to add my own activity."
3. New beginnings
What is it? A worksheet to help students practise starting new paragraphs when they are changing topic
What users say "Great. I needed a lesson for my class, who are finding paragraphs tough, and this was perfect to adapt. Thanks."
4. Revise the rules
What is it? Student revision tips explaining how to organise and edit paragraphs
What users say "Very useful. Clear, to the point and helpful. Thank you."
5. Review the evidence
What is it? Review notes on paragraphs, complete with exercises to help students practise their writing skills
What users say "Well-presented, clear and helpful."
6. Conditions of use
What is it? An extensive presentation explaining how to use paragraphs
What users say "This PowerPoint would be useful to follow when teaching lessons on paragraphs. It covers key ideas that students need to remember and practise."
7. Starting signs
What is it? Colourful classroom posters that remind students when to start a new paragraph
What users say "Really clear - just what I needed."
8. Group dynamics
What is it? Sentence cards that can be grouped according to topic in order to create paragraphs
What users say "Exactly what I needed. It saved me a great deal of time."
9. Distinguishing dialogue
What is it? A recap of how to form paragraphs, including how to use paragraphs when writing dialogue
What users say "Another great time-saver. Paragraphs are always an issue and it will be good to have this presentation up my sleeve."
10. Reliable writing
What is it? A PowerPoint offering tips on how to craft perfect paragraphs and an accompanying worksheet to guide students
What users say "Lovely tool for revision - thanks."