Great Blog! This blog does not just whine, but it also offers a solution. So if common core isn't necessarily in support of 5 paragraph essays, how will the writing FCAT fare? Just another reason why our writing test needs to be "revised" if you will. If You Teach or Write 5-Paragraph Essays--Stop It!
PARAGRAPH WRITING PowerPoint~ Fun, animated, slide presentation! This step-by-step approach helps students see how easy it can be to decode prompts, use prewriting activities to generate ideas, create a draft with organized ideas and supporting details, revise writing for clarity and fluency, edit writing for accuracy, and publish writing that is attractive and easy-to-read. This "nuts and bolts" approach takes the mystery out of writing! #paragraph #writing #powerpoint $