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 Mini Essay Introduction, Body, and Conclusion. Introductory Paragraph  Hook – a statement, quote, phrase, or word that grabs the audience’s attention.

7 Best Ways to Introduce New Vocabulary.

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, (1890 – 1976) was a British crime writer of novels, short stories, and plays. She also wrote romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best remembered for her 66 detective novels and more than 15 short story collections, most of which revolve around the investigations of such characters as Hercule Poirot, Miss Jane Marple and Tommy and Tuppence.

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This is an introductory pack- MORE WILL COME. I plan on completing all 220 dolch sight words. Make learning sight words FUN and EASY with these visual sight word cards. YOU GET:*20 8x10 visual sight word cards*20 8x10 plain sight word cards with phrase*20 3x5 visual sight word cards*20 3x5 plain sight word cards with phrase*Sight word checklistWords included in List A:andcanforallamateinmybyatgolittleonseelookfastlikeyouareHow to Use:To teach:-Show the child the visual sight word card and i...

10 activities for teaching and practicing letters and sounds. Perfect for classroom volunteers or for parents to use at home. FREE printables!

Great beginning, middle, end literature idea!


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Worksheets: Introductory Clause, Phrase or Word?

Business Writing Tip #118—Discourse Markers - making your writing cohesive

Parenthetical element (phrase). Definitions. Examples. Introductory phrase, interjection, aside, appositive, free, resumptive, & summative modifier.

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Using a Comma After an Introductory Element

Help your students spice up their writing, by teaching them the importance of variety!

Tell me why in my college Nonfiction writing class, we were learning where to use commas. Yes, review is great and whatnot, but if you have went your entire life without knowing that you need a comma after an introductory phrase and haven’t been penalized since, then you are the real MVP.

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