The step-by-step lessons in this book will result in a complete understanding of the makeup and development of a paragraph. From learning the format, to identifying sentences that do not belong in a given paragraph, to writing a paragraph prompted by leading questions, to understanding the significance of a topic sentence, and maintaining sentence order within a paragraph, students advance to writing their own paragraph about a variety of suggested ideas.
Clearly-stated examples and plentiful practice reinforce comprehension and retention of paragraph development skills. Clever illustrations and high-interest subject matter add to the effectiveness of this comprehensive teaching aid. Grades 3-6.