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When to Change Paragraphs

Knowing when to change paragraphs is such a hard lesson to grasp. At least it was for me. This chart gives great examples on when to change paragraphs. I would have to take out the last two because I am unsure what they are referring to.

Author’s Purpose (for reading and writing); can be interactive--have students write examples on post-it notes, and they can help contribute to the chart

Students read a picture book in pairs. After reading they roll a dice and the corresponding number instructs them to apply a certain comprehension strategy - make a text to self connection, retell, determine importance, use questioning, visualizing, infer The set includes one game card for teachers to photocopy for each game. Please see my other free products to download this game for grades 3-6.