Four Square Writing is an easy and effective way to engage students in writing. There is a given topic sentence and four squares for writers to creatively express themselves. During this process students will learn how to write detail sentences that will form a well constructed paragraph for their draft and final copy.
Four square writing method for organizing paragraphs for the younger grades or essays for the older grades. Our special ed. teacher showed me this. I think I might try it to help my 4th graders to organize their persuasive essays.