This page updated: 1/27/2021
Use your mind map or word cloud/list to complete a writing scaffold. A writing scaffold helps you develop your idea and organize your writing. When you have a completed writing scaffold, you will be ready to create a rough draft.
Do you know what your essential question is? If not, check out Jenny's letter again!
Use this topic sentence in your writing scaffold:
For me, the three most important qualities for any teacher to have are ___, ___, and ___.
Feel free to write your own topic sentence, if you wish.
You will respond to the letter by sharing what you feel are the best qualities of a good teacher.
The audience is the letter writer and people like her.
1. Make a copy of the Printable. It is a blank writing scaffold.
Call your copy, "[My Name] writing scaffold for classification paragraph."
2. Use the categories you developed as a way to present your details. Remember, you will need to define your categories for the reader.
3. Submit a shareable link or upload your graphic organizer below.