Beginning essay Writing: All About Me

Beginning essay Writing: All About Me

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Materials and preparation

  • Story paper
  • Lined paper
  • Crayons
  • Pencils
  • write
  • sentence
  • topic

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to write an easy story about one topic with relevant details.


  • Tell the students that they can draw and color a picture about anything that makes them happy today.
  • Give them time and energy to brainstorm some topics.
  • Provide them with several ideas such as animals, toys, games, favorite food if they’re stuck and cannot think about anything.

Explicit Instruction/Teacher modeling

  • Choose a topic of interest for you.
  • Draw an image to go right along with it. Show the students how the drawing does not have to be perfect.
  • Demonstrate when it comes to learning students how you will choose words that describe your picture.
  • Make a listing and write those expressed words regarding the board.
  • Use 2-3 of the expressed words in a sentence.
  • Show the learning students how the sentences relate with the image.

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