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									Writer’s Craft
      A Good Paragraph

A good paragraph usually starts
 with a topic sentence.
A topic sentence tells the main
 idea of the paragraph.
The other sentences give
 information and supporting details
 about the topic.
Features of a Personal Narrative

 A personal narrative tells a true
  story about the writer’s life.
 It is written from the first-
  person view, using words such as
  I, me, and my.
Features of a Personal Narrative

  Each paragraph begins with a
   topic sentence that tell the main
   idea.
  All the details in the paragraph
   tell about the topic sentence.
Features of a Personal Narrative


  It tells events in sequence.
  It includes the writers feelings.
   Writer’s Checklist

Focus:
 My writing clearly presents
  the main idea.
    Writer’s Checklist

Organization:
My good paragraph has a topic
 sentence and supporting details.
    Writer’s Checklist

Support:
 I put in clear details that tell
  what happened
    Writer’s Checklist

Conventions:
My sentences begin with capital
 letters. They end with the
 correct punctuation. All the
 words are spelled correctly.
Keep on Writing




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