A ready to use lesson plan that presents teaching and learning resources on paragraph writing.

After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:

  • Gain knowledge of the understanding of the basic elements of a paragraph.
  • Apply PEEL and PEEC models to construct paragraphs.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of paragraphing in writing.

This download includes:

  • Vocabulary Overview - Paragraphs
  • Real Life Application and Cross-Curriculum Links
  • Flipped Lesson Part - Video
  • Success Criteria - Paragraphing Checklist
  • Lesson Starter: Choosing a topic to write a paragraph.
  • Discussion: Paragraphing Structure
    Collaborative Tasks:
  • Pair-Share: Spotting topic sentence, supporting details, and closing sentence.
  • Think-Write: Using PEEL model to construct a paragraph.
  • Write-Share: Using PEEC model to construct a paragraph.
    Mini-Plenary: 3 Online Quizzes
    Assessment Rubrics
    Differentiated Tasks: Writing paragraphs on given situations.
    Extensions: Writing a paragraph to convey information as required by the topic.
    Plenary: Answering multiple choice questions on paragraphing.
    Home Learning:
  • Dividing the given text into paragraphs.
  • Arranging paragraphs in a logical order.
  • Identifying the topic and the closing sentences in paragraphs.
  • Matching topic and closing sentences with correct paragraphs.
  • Putting sentences in correct order to produce a well-organized paragraph.
    Common Core Standards: ELA-Literacy-Writing - 9-10.2a-f/4/5
    Skills: Social and Cognitive

Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:

  • To challenge early finishers
  • For effective tutoring
  • As ESL stations and sub tubs
  • As holiday work and homework
  • For small group collaborations
  • For an end of unit assessments
  • For reinforcement and enrichment
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Created: Jun 14, 2017

Updated: Mar 9, 2019

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