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Perfect Paragraph

Weekly Topics

 Week  Q1
 Q2  Q3  Q4
 1 School
Friends
Garbage
Being sick
Vegetables
Fame


 2 Stealing
Presidents
Fish
Being Lazy
Yourself
Unlucky


 3 Math
Science
English
Common Cold
Spiders
Marching Band


 4   P.E.
Something you miss
Noise
Dances
Make up a new word
Strength


 5 Crazy
The most boring thing ever
The most exciting thing ever



 6 Dogs
Bears
Whales
Singing
Perfect handwriting Something smelly


 7 Chickens
The most expensive thing you own
Magic
Holidays
Cookies
Gifts


 8 Dessert
Books
Fall
Bugs
Warts
Slime


 9Parents
Getting into a fight
Riding a bike
Fog
Rain
Snow




Description

Perfect Paragraph is a difficult weekly writing challenge for students. Each week, students are given a choice of three topics. Students must select one of the topics to hand-write 100 words on.

The purpose of the Perfect Paragraph project is to learn how to practice the importance of not succumbing to slang or lazy writing styles in academic environments

Objective
By the end of the lesson, students will:
  • have practiced a drafting process
  • have practiced the importance of not succumbing to slang or lazy writing styles in academic environments

Schedule:
On going. Students must write one Perfect Paragraph per week.

Materials
Lined paper, pens

Grading for Perfect Paragraphs
Each week's paragraph is graded on a pass / fail basis. Paragraphs must have perfect spelling, grammar and syntax, and pristine handwriting in order to pass. A single error or poor use of handwriting will result in a non-passing grade for the week.

Pass - 10 points
Fail - 0 points

Perfect paragraphs must be written in pen.