Paragraphs: Systems of Sentences

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Objective

Students learn how sentences work together as a system form a paragraph. They'll try to re-order mixed-up paragraphs and then try their hand and writing a mixed-up paragraph that their peers can untangle.

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Steps

  1. Students learn about the big idea "Paragraphs are systems of sentences." They attempt to reorder these sentences from The Wizard of Oz using this worksheet to organize their thinking.
  2. Students will reorder these sentences about Roman Bridges using the worksheet from Step 1.
  3. Students look for patterns in their clues using this worksheet.
  4. Students create their own mixed-up sentence, building on the patterns they found in steps 1-3. They can use Paragraphy to shuffle their sentences.

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