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The Writing Process for Kids - Chapter Summary
This chapter can help students solidify their understanding of the writing process in a secure online environment. Accessible via any computer, smartphone or tablet with an Internet connection, these lessons explore topics that include essay writing, topic sentences, compare and contrast essays and the story map. Share the lessons to enhance students' ability to:
- Utilize the writing process effectively
- Describe and use a story map
- Write clear paragraphs and essays
- Create topic and compound sentences
- List and describe parts of a sentence
- Define and understand the structure of expository and persuasive writing
- Develop a compare and contrast essay
All resources in this chapter are available around-the-clock to ensure students are able to study before, during or after school. Students are also free to revisit any lessons they don't fully understand as many times as needed. Any questions about topics covered in this chapter can be easily submitted to our experts. When ready, assess students' comprehension of the writing process using lesson quizzes and a chapter exam.
1. The Writing Process Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you will learn some helpful ways to use the writing process. This process can make writing easier for you. It can also improve the quality of what you write.
2. Story Map Lesson Plan
Do you know how to use a story map? This lesson plan includes a video lesson to introduce students to the ins and outs of story maps and an activity that gives them hands-on experience with story maps.
3. Essay Writing: Lesson for Kids
A basic essay consists of five paragraphs: the introduction, three body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Learn to write an essay with three simple steps, and discover important concepts such as a thesis and the process of brainstorming.
4. Paragraph Writing for Kids
Learning to write a paragraph is an important skill, and children who can master it have what it takes to begin composing longer pieces of writing. In this lesson, follow the steps of a master teacher as she helps her 3rd-graders with paragraph writing.
5. Topic Sentences Lesson for Kids: Writing & Examples
Starting a new paragraph can be hard, but it's easier if you know how to craft a topic sentence. In this lesson, you'll learn the parts of a topic sentence as well as how to identify and write topic sentences.
6. Parts of a Sentence: Lesson for Kids
What makes a sentence complete? What is a subject and a predicate? In this lesson, you will learn the two very special parts of a sentence that make a complete thought.
7. Compound Sentences: Lesson for Kids
When you want to join two sentences, you can create one compound sentence. Compound sentences are connected with a conjunction or a semicolon and express a related idea. Complete this lesson, and you'll see that compound sentences are everywhere! (Yes, that's a compound sentence!)
8. Expository Writing Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples
Have you ever wanted to be a teacher? You can get practice teaching others when you do expository writing! In this lesson, we'll look at the structure of expository writing as well as some examples.
9. Persuasive Writing Lesson for Kids: Techniques & Examples
Persuasive writing is a way to get other people to believe something that you believe in. In this lesson, we'll look at strong persuasive writing strategies. Your goal is to learn how to try and convince others in your writing!
10. Writing a Compare & Contrast Essay: Lesson for Kids
When you have to create a compare and contrast essay, it may sound like a lot of work. But it doesn't have to be, as long as you understand what ~'compare~' and ~'contrast~' mean and follow some of these basic steps.
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