1. Topic-
Introduction to Process Paragraphs
2. Content-
Parts of a Process Paragraph
--Introduction & topic sentence
--Preparation needed before starting
--Actually doing the steps -- transition words for chronological order -- first, second, third, finally, then, next, after that
--At least one warning or piece of advice
--New words explained
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Introduce students to what a process paragraph is.
2. Introduce them to the parts of a process paragraph.
4. Objectives-
1. Students will be able to define a process paragraph as giving step by step instructions.
2.They will be able to identify key parts of a process paragraph.
5. Materials and Aids-
Animations cd
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Activate knowledge: Have you ever been given bad directions?
2. Let's look at a process paragraph written by a former student. Since it is by a former student, it is not going to be perfect.

B. Development-

1. Example of a one line map.
2. Explain that they will be organizing the paragraph and identifying the parts of the paragraph on the screen.

C. Practice-

1. A process is step by step instructions on how to do something. Any "how to" question is answered. Can you give me examples of other types of processes besides directions? What type of transition words would we use?
2. In groups of 4, organize paragraph and identify the parts of the paragraph that are on the screen.

D. Independent Practice-

1. Animations Paired Speaking Information Gap
2. To be assigned on Thurs.

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Review animations together. Introduce new vocabulary: spatula, etc.
2. Each group will share back to the whole group.

G. Closure-

1. So, process writing involves giving step by step instructions.
2. Review the parts of a process paragraph.
7. Evaluation-
1. Did they use transition words when speaking?
2. How easily could they name off the parts of a process paragraph?

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