Clarify Developed Versus Details

Clarify Developed Versus Details

Clarify “Developed” Versus “Details” April 18, 2017 | [Writing] “Developed” writing includes ideas that are elaborated and supported. Developed writing includes reasons or ideas backed up with specifics, proof, and evidence revealed...
Develop Paragraphs–One Sentence at a Time

Develop Paragraphs–One Sentence at a Time

The paragraph is the building block of solid writing. A paragraph (or set of paragraphs) develops a part of the topic; it explains a facet of the topic. Strong writing includes multiple facets of a bigger idea explored among several paragraphs. However, writing a...
Target Picture Writing to Improve Sentence Writing

Target Picture Writing to Improve Sentence Writing

Communicating in pictures is the first form of writing-on-paper primary teachers address. The power of more picture details is that students then have more details to label. The more they label, the more they can write and develop. This produces young writers who can...
Add 6 Types of Supporting Details

Add 6 Types of Supporting Details

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