GRADE 8
PARAGRAPHS

 
Paragraph Assignments
 
Assignment #2 - Coherence
Assignment #3 - Explanatory
Assignment #4 - Process
Assignment #5 - Narrative
Assignment #6 - Compare/Contrast
Assignment #7 - Descriptive
Assignment #8 - TBA
 

Once you have a rough draft, be sure to use the checklist and then edit, add and improve!

1. EDIT - proofread for spelling, punctuation, consistency (point of view and tense) and grammar.

2.  ADD - increase support and add more details (improve argument).

3.  IMPROVE - improve and vary vocabulary, combine simple sentences, and use literary devices.
General Notes
Coherence Notes
Expository
Narrative
Compare
Contrast
A mini lesson on how to write CONCISELY
Descriptive
A mini lesson on COHERENCE
A mini lesson on LOGICAL ORDER