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Four Square Writing Method - how to elicit detailed writing from all students. Using both visuals and words can assist learners in articulating their thoughts. Topic sentence is in the middle with supporting details in the squares. Fourth square is the conclusion. Introduced by Teal Millage.
Teaching 4 Square (Writing) In 1st Grade
Teach the 4 Square Writing Technique. The steps are: categorizing, feelings box, state a reason, writing a paragraph, and adding more detail. This helps students in the writing process. The video is used with 1st graders, but could be adapted to other elementary levels. The only materials needed are the four square and writing paper. Found on ESU Blackboard, which was found on YouTube.