We found 81 reviewed resources for explanatory writing style
Fact or Fiction - What is Expository Writing?
5th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Use formatting to organize an explanatory essay after comparing and contrasting expository and narrative genres. Young writers explore expository writing by employing prewriting techniques and graphic organizers to plan an essay. This is...
Keyboarding: Formatting a Report Using MLA Style
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Keyboarding is one of the most basic skills needed to master modern technology, and it's also one of the most important. The class uses Century 21 Keyboarding and Information Processing to guide their hands in typing a report in the...
Writing to Explain: Creating How-To Scripts and Demonstrations
6th - 12th
Excuse me, can you give me directions? Scholars examine and practice technical writing to increase their ability to write directions. They participate in discussion, watch videos, and complete an assignment to create their own directions.
Santa Cruz Island - Writing for Information
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
After re-viewing a documentary segment on the restoration of Santa Cruz Island,, individuals craft an essay in which they compare the views of the various stake holders featured in the video and identify the point of view they find the...
The Legendary King of San Miguel: Lesson Plan 3 - Grades 9-12
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The documentary, The Legendary King of San Miguel Island, introduces the fascinating tale of Herb Lester, his family, and their life on San Miguel Island. Viewers have an opportunity to expand their study of the island and of Lester's...
What Did I Do To Be So Black And Blue: How Did Jazz Influence Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How did jazz influence Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man? Class members read some of Ellison's non-fiction writings about blues and jazz, listen to records, watch videos, and engage in student-centered discussions. They then produce podcasts...