Paragraph Writing – Common Core Main Topic

Paragraph writing is a topic covered by common core writing standards. Here is a two page free printable that is a step-by-step way to teach writing about the main topic. You’ll find writing 4 sentence paragraphs made easy with main topics like camping and baking cookies. This is a helpful hint for first or second grade.


Main Topic – Common Core Paragraph Writing

Start with gift bags that contain pictures all related to a main topic (or main idea). Students learn how to identify the main topic and become familiar with the vocabulary. Then use a graphic organizer to begin writing paragraphs. They will feel successful writing an introductory sentence, followed by 3 detail sentences about the main topic!


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