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I Can Write Powerful Paragraphs Part 1! 8 Week Paragraph Writing Class | 1x/Week

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Leaves of Learning Academy
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Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(736)
Learners are introduced to descriptive, narrative, and persuasive paragraphs. They learn how to structure a paragraph, use appropriate vocabulary and grammar, and convey their ideas effectively. Taught by a licensed, expert writing teacher.

Class experience

US Grade 3 - 5
8 lessons//8 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Draft an Information Paragraph
Write a topic sentence, 3 supporting details, and a conclusion using the "hamburger method" for crafting an informational paragraph.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Write and Publish an Informational Paragraph
Learners will learn how to write a complex paragraph, add in transition words, revise/edit their paragraph, and publish/share their informational paragraphs for feedback.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Draft an Opinion Paragraph
Learners will learn about opinion writing. They will choose a persuasive writing prompt, develop their opinion (thesis,) reasons, examples, and restate their opinion (conclusion) using the OREO method.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Write and Publish an Opinion Paragraph
Learners will write their opinion paragraph, add in transition words, revise/edit their paragraph, and then publish/share for feedback.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Draft a Compare/Contrast Paragraph
Learners will read and learn about compare/contrast paragraphs. They will decide on two topics to compare/contrast. They will begin filling out a Venn Diagram with similarities and differences of their two topics.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Write and Publish a Compare/Contrast Paragraph
Learners will write their compare/contrast paragraph, add in specific transition words, revise/edit, and then publish/share their paragraph for feedback.
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Draft a Short Story Realistic Narrative
Learners will study what narrative writing is and the elements in narrative writing. They will then complete a graphic organizer "story map" with characters, setting, important events, problem, and solution.
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Write and Publish a Short Story Realistic Narrative
Learners will write their narrative, learn when to start new paragraphs, how to add in dialogue, and write their final copy for feedback.
This class is taught in English.
In this class learners are introduced to different types of paragraphs, such as descriptive, narrative, and persuasive. They learn how to structure a paragraph, use appropriate vocabulary and grammar, and convey their ideas effectively. 
We are a team of dedicated teachers committed to engaging your learner in our online classrooms to support them in participating to their fullest level of comfort, taking risks, reaching their fullest potential, finding success, and SHINING!

Leaves of Learning Academy has served over 6,500 learners to date on Outschool! The teachers with Leaves of Learning Academy are licensed and degreed professional educators with over 100 years of combined experience educating learners in a variety of settings. We are passionate about bringing the highest quality educational experiences to our learners. We strive to provide a welcoming, inclusive online classroom community where all learners' needs are met through a personalized approach to teaching and learning. We use research based instructional strategies to provide the highest quality and most effective learning opportunities for learners ages 5 through 12. Join a class and "come grow with us!"

All classes are designed and created by me, Kelly Hall, owner and founder of Leaves of Learning Academy. Our teachers go through rigorous training to assure that all classes are taught to the same level of quality no matter which one of our teachers is teaching it! I have strict hiring standards and strive to only hire teachers I would feel comfortable teaching my own children on Outschool.
Homework Offered
Learners may need to finish their writing after class, or they may choose to compose additional pieces of writing. These can be submitted to the teacher for feedback.
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Learners should be able to write complete sentences.
Learners will need a notebook or sheet of blank paper and a pencil.
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All content will be shared on Google Slides
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Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(736)
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We are a team of dedicated teachers committed to engaging your learner in our online classrooms to support them in participating to their fullest level of comfort, taking risks, reaching their fullest potential, finding success, and... 
Group Class

$144

for 8 classes
1x per week, 8 weeks
45 min

Completed by 24 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-10
3-6 learners per class

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