Building a paragraph is like building a strong house you can't knock down! I LOVE IT! All of the parts matter and it's aligned with Common Core Writing Standards 1 & 2 - I would switch the roof and foundation. I think it makes more sense to build from the bottom up. The topic sentence should be the foundation and the closing sentence should protect your paragraph.
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Great start for a choice board written response after a reading! Standard Knowledge of Literacy- Develop reading comprehension and promotion of independent reading including: • Literary response and analysis. -Independent Reading Response Anchor Charts