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  1. THEPROWRITING SYSTEM THE ART OF WRITING THE 5 PARAGRAPH ESSAY Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD

  2. Brainstorming TablePRO • The top box includes the Main Idea which includes a PURPLE sentence, RED sentence,and ORANGE sentence. • The 3 middle boxes include 3 different ideas with details that will be in the essay. These ideas come from the 3 sentences in the top box. • The bottom box includes the conclusion with the 3 different sentences (PRO) Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD

  3. Main Idea Main Idea sentence Purple Sentence Red Sentence Orange Sentence Purple Details Purple sentence Including details About purple idea Red Details Red sentence Including details About red idea Orange Details Orange sentence Including details About orange idea Brainstorming TablePRO Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD

  4. Conclusion Box • Regular sentence starting the paragraph • Purple sentence • Red sentence • Orange sentence • Regular sentence ending the paragraph wrapping up the essay. Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD

  5. Paragraph 1: Introduction • This is the paragraph in which you introduce the topic of discussion, along with your three main idea points (PRO). • The points are mentioned very briefly. • This paragraph lets you know what the essay is about. Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD

  6. Example of Paragraph 1 There are many items you need to go on a camping trip. It is necessary to take lots of things. There are three important items to take on a camping trip. You might need atent.You could take matches.Food wouldbe smart to take. This essay will discuss the many items to take on a camping trip. Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD

  7. Paragraph 2: Purple/Point #1 • This paragraph will be your purple details. • In this paragraph, you will ONLY discuss point number one-PURPLE. • This is the only item you will discuss in this paragraph. Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD

  8. Example of Paragraph 2 First, a tent is very important to take on a camping trip. The tent is similar to your shelter. It can keep you warm and dry. It can also protect you from small animals and insects. A tent is one of the most important items to take. Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD

  9. Paragraph 3: Red/Point #2 • This paragraph will be your Red details. • In this paragraph, you will ONLY discuss point number two-RED. • Do not discuss your first point; you have already completed it. Only discuss your next item. Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD

  10. Example of Paragraph 3 Next, matches could help you survive on a camping trip. You can use matches to start fires. The fires can keep you warm at night. The fires can also help you to cook your food. If you became lost, you can use the matches to start a signal fire. Matches are very important on a camping trip. Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD

  11. Paragraph 4: Orange/Point #3 This paragraph will be your orange details. In this paragraph, you will ONLY discuss point number three-ORANGE. Do not discuss your first or second points; you have already completed them. Only discuss your final point. Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD

  12. Example of Paragraph 4 Finally, food for the trip would be a smart item to bring. You can bring items that will not spoil, such as dry goods or canned goods. Although you might find food in the wilderness, bringing food from home would be helpful. Make sure to leave food in a high tree so an animal will not take it! Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD

  13. Paragraph 5: Conclusion • This paragraph will include your PRO sentences. • This is the paragraph in which you will wrap up your essay. • Make a few closing remarks, and review your 3 (PRO) points. • This paragraph is similar to the introduction paragraph. Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD

  14. Example of Paragraph 5 In closing, to have a good camping trip, you need lots of good equipment. Although there are many items you need, the three most important ones are a tent, some matches, and food. These things will ensure you a good camping trip! Dr. Benjamin Lester - CCSD