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1 is a way to present ideas in words WRITING

2 What is…? Sentence = is a thought expressed in words Paragraph = is a group of sentences that develop a main idea(¶) Topic Sentence = it expresses a main idea Detail = is a piece or something specific Closing Sentence = is the end or conclusion of

3 5 Sentence Paragraph Topic Sentence (TS)_______________________________________________ Detail # 1 (D1) _________________________________ Detail # 2 (D2) ________________________________ Detail # 3 (D3) _________________________________ Closing Sentence (CS)__________________________________________________

4 WEB:5 Sentence-¶ Topic Sentence Detail # 1Detail # 2 Closing Sentence Detail # 3

5 Example of a 5 ¶- Web TS= My best friend ______is a terrific person. (main idea, only one main idea per paragraph) D1=generous-shares things D2=captain-fair D3=trustworthy CS= couldn’t pick a better one (say something new- do not repeat or summarize) My Best Friend Topic: My Best Friend terrific person

6 Simple 5 Sentence Paragraph My Best Friend TS: My best friend Jenny is a terrific person. D1:She is generous and giving with everyone around her.D2:Her cheerleading squad picked her to be the captain because of her sense of fairness.D3:I can always count on Jenny to keep my most embarrassing and inner most secrets.CS: I could not have picked a better friend!

7 My Best Friend My best friend Jenny is a terrific person. She is generous and giving with everyone around her. Her cheerleading squad picked her to be the captain because of her sense of fairness. I can always count on Jenny to keep my most embarrassing and inner most secrets. I could not have picked a better friend!

8 8-10 Sentences: Dense ¶ Topic Sentence (TS)__________________________________ Detail #1 (D1)_____________________________________ Example #1 (X1)_____________________________________ Detail #2 (D2)____________________________________ Example #2 (X2)_____________________________________ Detail #3 (D3)_____________________________________ Example #3 (X3)_____________________________________ Closing Sentence (CS)_____________________________________

9 WEB:8-10 Sentence-Dense ¶ Topic Sentence Detail #1 Example #1 Detail #2 Example #2 Closing Sentence Detail #3 Example #3

10 Example of Dense ¶ Web TS=My best friend Jenny is a terrific person. D1=generous X1=shared her lunch w/me (specific!-showing) D2=fair-captain cheer squad X2=rotates positions D3=trustworthy-secrets X3=doesn’t tell-not really blonde CS=couldn’t pick a better one Topic-My Best Friend terrific person 8-10 sentences long ▬ x=extended example

11 Dense Paragraph-¶ My Best Friend TS: My best friend, Jenny, is a terrific person.D1:She is generous and giving with everyone around her.X1:Last week, when I forgot my lunch at home and had no money, she split her sandwich in two and shared her lunch with me.D2:Her cheerleading squad picked her to be their captain because of her strong sense of fairness. X2: Weekly, she rotates the squad positions so everyone gets an equal turn.D3:I can always count on Jenny to keep my most embarrassing and innermost secrets.X3:In fact, to this day, no one else in the school knows I’m not a true blonde! CS: I could not have picked a better best friend!

12 My Best Friend My best friend, Jenny, is a terrific person. She is generous and giving with everyone around her. Last week, when I forgot my lunch at home and had no money, she split her sandwich in two and shared her lunch with me. Her cheerleading squad picked her to be their captain because of her strong sense of fairness. Weekly, she rotates the squad positions so everyone gets an equal turn. I can always count on Jenny to keep my most embarrassing and innermost secrets. In fact, to this day, no one else in the school knows I’m not a true blonde! I could not have picked a better best friend!

13 My Best Friend Improved Dense Paragraph (includes figures of speech, improved word choice, stronger verbs) (includes figures of speech, improved word choice, stronger verbs) TS One of the most terrific people in my life is my best friend, Jenny. D1 Generosity abounds from her to everyone who crosses her path. X1 Last week, when I left my lunch money at home, she split her peanut butter and jelly sandwich and shared her lunch with me. D2 Even her cheerleading squad selected her as their captain due to her strong sense of fairness. X2 Weekly, she rotates squad positions to ensure that all the girls on the team get an equal turn. D3 Of course, I can always count on her to keep my innermost secrets. X3 Shhhh! In fact, to this day no one else in the school knows I am not a true blonde! CS Like the beam of a lighthouse lights up the sky, Jenny lights up my life!

14 My Best Friend One of the most terrific people in my life is my best friend, Jenny. Generosity abounds from her to everyone who crosses her path. Last week, when I left my lunch money at home, she split her peanut butter and jelly sandwich and shared her lunch with me. Even her cheerleading squad selected her as their captain due to her strong sense of fairness. Weekly, she rotates squad positions to ensure that all the girls on the team get an equal turn. Of course, I can always count on her to keep my innermost secrets. Shhhh! In fact, to this day no one else in the school knows I am not a true blonde! Like the beam of a lighthouse lights up the sky, Jenny lights up my life!


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