Presentation on theme: "Under Construction: Building a Paragraph with a Bubble Map"— Presentation transcript:
1 Under Construction: Building a Paragraph with a Bubble Map Teaching Activities and Strategies
2 Bulletin Board Hamburger Under Construction: Building a Paragraph with a Bubble MapTeaching Activities and StrategiesBuild a HamburgerStudents build their own hamburger graphic organizers to keep in their writing journals.Backwards SummaryStudents use a completed paragraph to create a bubble map.Bulletin Board HamburgerStudents collaborate to create a classroom hamburger graphic organizer model.Paragraph StarterStudents write detail and concluding sentences when given a topic sentence.Paragraph EndingStudents write a topic sentence and detail sentences when given a closing sentence.Paragraph JumbleStudents unscramble and rewrite a jumbled paragraph writing sample.Bubble Map JumbleStudents unscramble the parts of a bubble map to write a paragraph.Paragraph FillingStudents write a topic and concluding sentences when given a detail sentence.
3 Build a Hamburger Objective Students will create a hamburger graphic organizer to keep in their writing journals.
4 Build a Hamburger Materials Procedure Copy paper Crayons or markers BackMaterialsProcedureCopy paperCrayons or markersPencilScissorsTape or glueWriting tabletThink about the things you like to eat on your hamburger.Draw your hamburger on a piece of copy paper. Be sure the hamburger has a bun and 3 things inside.Write the parts of the paragraph on the parts of the hamburger. Example: the top bun should be labeled “topic sentence.”Lightly color or outline each part of the hamburger.Cut-out the hamburger and tape (or glue) it into each writing tablet.
5 Bulletin Board Hamburger Topic SentenceDetailsClosing SentenceObjectiveStudents will collaborate to create a classroom hamburger graphic organizer.
6 Bulletin Board Hamburger BackMaterialsProcedurePoster boardMarkersChart or graphParagraph parts labelTake a poll: Ask students what they like to eat on their hamburger. Chart the results on graph paper.Choose the 3 most popular responses.Draw a classroom model hamburger on the poster board, using the 3 most popular hamburger-filling responses.Label the hamburger model with the parts of the paragraph.
7 Paragraph Jumble Objective Students will identify the parts of a paragraph and arrange the parts in the best order.
8 Paragraph Jumble Materials Procedure Paragraph pieces BackMaterialsProcedureParagraph piecesHamburger organizerWriting paperPencilProvide each student with a set of paragraph pieces.Ask students to find their hamburger organizer (or refer to classroom model).Remind students of the parts of the paragraph.Ask students to arrange the paragraph pieces in the best order following the model – topic sentence, details, closing.Ask students to re-write the paragraph on writing paper, using correct capitalization, indentation, and punctuation.PrepFind a quality paragraph example. Print enough copies for all students. Cut-up the pieces of the paragraph.
9 Taking the Paragraph Apart BackWhat is the topic sentence?The elephants are gray and have big ears.Tigers and elephants are two animals I saw at the zoo.What is the first detail?The tigers are orange with black stripes.What is the second detail?I saw a lot of animals at the zoo, but tigers and elephants are my favorite.What is the closing sentence?
10 Students will complete a paragraph when provided a topic sentence. Paragraph StarterObjectiveStudents will complete a paragraph when provided a topic sentence.
11 Paragraph StarterBackMaterialsProcedureTopic sentenceHamburger organizerPencilAsk students to identify the topic and ideas in the topic sentence.Allow students to brainstorm details and a conclusion to complete the paragraph.Ask students to write 3 detail sentences and a closing sentence on the graphic organizer.PrepWrite a topic sentence at the top of a hamburger organizer worksheet. Print enough copies for each student.
12 Paragraph Starter Example BackTigers and elephants are two animals I saw at the zoo.Topic Sentence1st Detail Sentence2nd Detail SentenceClosing Sentence
13 Students will complete a paragraph when provided a closing sentence. Paragraph EndingObjectiveStudents will complete a paragraph when provided a closing sentence.
14 Paragraph ClosingBackMaterialsProcedureClosing sentenceHamburger organizerPencilAsk students to identify the key words in the closing sentence.Allow students to brainstorm a topic sentence and a details to complete the paragraph.Ask students to write a topic sentence and 3 detail sentences on the graphic organizer.PrepWrite a closing sentence at the bottom of a hamburger organizer worksheet. Print enough copies for each student.
15 Paragraph Ending Example BackTopic Sentence1st Detail Sentence2nd Detail SentenceI saw a lot of animals at the zoo, but tigers and elephants were my favorite.
16 Students will complete a paragraph when provided detail sentences. Paragraph FillingObjectiveStudents will complete a paragraph when provided detail sentences.
17 Paragraph FillingBackMaterialsProcedureDetail sentencesHamburger organizerPencilAsk students to identify the ideas in the detail sentences.Allow students to brainstorm a topic sentence and a closing sentence to complete the paragraph.Ask students to write a topic sentence and closing sentence on the graphic organizer.PrepWrite 3 detail sentences on a hamburger organizer worksheet. Print enough copies for each student.
18 Paragraph Filling Example BackTopic SentenceThe tigers are orange with black stripes.1st Detail Sentence2nd Detail SentenceThe elephants are gray with big ears.I saw a lot of animals at the zoo, but tigers and elephants were my favorite.Closing Sentence
19 Bubble Map Jumble Objective Students will unscramble the parts of a bubble map to write a paragraph.
20 Bubble Map Jumble Materials Procedure Blank bubble map BackMaterialsProcedureBlank bubble mapBlank copy paperScissorsGluePencil and crayonsAsk students to complete the bubble map worksheet.As students finish, check their progress to make sure that they have completed a quality bubble map.Instruct students to cut their bubble maps apart and mix the pieces together.Allow students to trade bubble maps.Partners unscramble the bubble maps and arrange the pieces on the blank copy paper, glue the pieces in place, and connect the bubbles with lines.
21 Students will use a completed paragraph to create a bubble map. Backwards SummaryObjectiveStudents will use a completed paragraph to create a bubble map.
22 Backwards Summary Procedure Materials Read the completed paragraph with the class.Ask students to point-out the topic sentence, detail sentences, and closing sentence.Allow students to work with a partner or individually to find the topic, ideas, and details in the paragraph. Students can use crayons to underline and color code the 3 parts of the paragraph.Instruct students to fill in the bubble map with the topic, ideas, and details that they found in the paragraph.Completed paragraphHamburger organizerBubble map worksheet or blank paperCrayons and pencilPrepFind a quality completed paragraph. Make copies for each student.