Supporting Ideas Paragraph Writing – How to Write a Paragraph Supporting Ideas

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Could your students use more practice adding supporting ideas to their paragraph writing? Want to find a way to directly teach paragraph structure and how to make supporting details related to the topic sentence while still being parallel? You’ll be amazed at how this step-by-step Explicit Writing unit can help your students progress!


This Supporting Ideas in Paragraph Writing resource includes two formats: print and digital, to give you greater flexibility in teaching and learning formats. Besides guided activities and review sheets for supporting ideas, there are lots of whole class lesson pages, a game, posters, and more to help your students write better supporting details to reinforce the topic sentence.


✅ What’s included? ✅


Reinforcing Paragraph Structure Materials:

Paragraph Structure Concept Map

Paragraph Example

Paragraph Review Using T-Charts

Color Coding Example Paragraphs (2)

  • Weird Animal Feet
  • Amazing Places in Italy


11 Supporting Idea Teaching Pages and Student Worksheets:

1. One of These Things is Not Like the Other – Teaching Page

2. One of These Things is Not Like the Other – Worksheet

3. Supporting Ideas to Discuss – Teaching Page

4. Rate the Supporting Ideas – Worksheet

5. Let’s Talk Supporting Ideas – Teaching Page

6. Supporting Ideas to Ponder – Worksheet

7. Can You Identify It? – Teaching Page (Topic Sentences vs. Supporting Ideas)

9. Which One is Which? – Worksheet (Topic Sentences vs. Supporting Ideas)

10. Transitions for Supporting Ideas – Teaching Page

11. Transitions for Supporting Ideas- Worksheet


Supporting Ideas Practice – Whole Class Game (Tic-Tac-Toe)

Supporting Ideas Game – Teacher Page with Topics


Sorts – Match the bat-themed supporting ideas to the details


8 Supporting Idea and Paragraph Review Posters


Answer Keys

Teacher Notes (14 detailed pages full of information)

LINKS on the Teacher Notes PDF


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The Complete Paragraph Writing Bundle also includes: (All are Print and Digital)
Paragraph Color Coding and Outlining

Topic Sentences Packet: Paragraph Writing

Transitions in Writing Packet

Details in Paragraph Writing

Conclusions Packet: Paragraph Writing


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❤️ Why you’ll love this resource: ❤️

  • It guides you through the supporting ideas part of the paragraph writing process in an organized, easy-to-follow method to save you time.


  • Directly teaching a writing skill in isolation allows your students to more fully understand how to create supporting ideas to reinforce the topic sentences in their paragraphs before being asked to write one.


  • Flexible Learning Options: With print and digital, you’ll enjoy the freedom to choose the best option for your classroom – no matter what the world throws at you! Perfect for the classroom or homeschool.


  • The teaching pages and worksheets give your students concentrated practice with this skill while working on it in a variety of activities.


  • Your students will love the supporting idea whole-class game activity!


  • The supporting idea posters provide a nice visual reference for students!



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