This morning I was looking at my son's writing book. He is having trouble with writing topic sentences. So I looked at the links I had in my bookmarks and found nothing that would help. Next step... Google!
I found this great site with step by step help for writing sentences and paragraphs. We went over this together and then I assigned him to write a paragraph on one of the topics at the bottom of the page.
This is the main site: http://www.tustin.k12.ca.us/cyberseminar/
This is the site with the sentence and paragraph mini-lesson: http://www.tustin.k12.ca.us/cyberseminar/paragraph/paragraph.htm
There is also some help on this squidoo lens that I saved and have looked at recently. This is all about writing without using a purchased curriculum. I hope one of these sites helps you out.
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