Expository Writing Teacher Resources
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Moving to the Five Paragraph Narrative Essay: A Write On Activity
7th - 9th
Ready to introduce your young writers to the multi-paragraph essay? Here’s an illustrated presentation that models how to use the pre-writing notes on a graphic organizer to craft a personal essay. Color codes help viewers identify the...
Paragraph Writing, Part 1: How Esperanza Responds on the Train (Revisiting Chapter 5: "Las Guayabas/Guavas")
5th CCSS: Designed
When your class members have completed the novel Esperanza Rising, they will be ready to write an expository essay on how Esperanza responds to events and what this says about her character. Set your pupils up for success by starting out...
Further Improvements of Writing Skills
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Improve writing skills by finding a personal writing style, using descriptive language effectively, and using precise language. Middle schoolers discuss individual style in writing and formal and informal language. They utilize figures...
Writing: Essay Introductions and Conclusions
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Middle schoolers use writing techniques worksheets to help them identify the components of the introductory, body, and concluding paragraphs of an essay. After this guided practice, they craft their own concluding paragraphs and exchange...
Order the Information in Informational Writing
5 mins 5th - 7th CCSS: Designed
After their research has been compiled and categorized, the next step for your class is to determine in what order information should appear in their essays. Emphasize that in order for readers to easily understand an essay, information...
How to Write an Essay: Secondary ed.
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Whether introducing the structure of expository essays or reviewing the format with your high schoolers, take the time to check out this resource. Examples of seven common forms of introductory paragraphs and six types of conclusions, as...