Lessons for Expository Writing

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  • The Civil War -- From Division to Unity - … Division to Unity Gloria C. Preston, WVPT Topic: Civil War, Expository Writing, Character Development. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students will explore some … that impacted the period of the American Civil War use expository writing to explain some aspect of the Civil War and discuss … use this to write a rough draft of the body of their expository essays. 3. Tell students to write the introduction of their …
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  • Writing Expository Introductions and Conclusions - … -7 Objective: TLW write introductions and conclusions for an expository writing piece. These particular introductions and conclusions go with the following writing prompt: Think … . Not only were the writing pieces excellent, but the students enjoyed the topic! Expository Writing Introductions What are expository writers trying to accomplish in … carry it away. Expository Writing Conclusions What are expository writers trying to accomplish in conclusions? To sum the entire writing piece up Conclusion DO …
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  • Writing Organization - … ) to plan writing. Lesson Summary: This lesson allows students to use a writing plan to develop an organized narrative or expository writing. This lesson requires the use of a variety of writing plans, in … , like B-M-E. Plan expository writing with a web. 2. Students work collaboratively to create a writing plan for dinosaurs. Instructional Tip …
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  • Consider This! - … a mini lesson review of expository writing if deemed necessary by the teacher based on knowledge of students' expository writing skills. Use your own tools for this mini lesson or refer to the FCAT Writes materials for quality … document Concepts: *effective written communication to convey ideas and content *expository writing process Questions: *What are the reasons for the sites you …
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  • Teaching Students to Write Expository Pieces Using a Writing Plan - … the purpose of expository writing with the students. (To explain) Remind students that expository writing is the most used type of writing by authors. (Especially … -step plan of how to write a good expository writing piece. After each step, have the students do it. Write the plan on the … how to write good introductions and conclusions for an expository writing piece on this site under Language Arts-5th grade. This writing plan was …
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  • Imagine That! Playing with Genre through Newspapers and Short Stories - … OBJECTIVES Students will compare narrative writing (short stories) to expository writing (news articles) gain a basic understanding of expository writing. sketch story elements for a … with newspaper writing, they already have some knowledge of expository writing. Stress that while they will write narratives occasionally, the majority of their writing throughout … of focus from narrative to expository writing, an outline allows students to use their understanding of narrative writing as a bridge to understanding …
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  • Understanding Types of Writing - … where authors explain something that happened in their lives. Expository Writing Expository writing is writing where you provide information to readers by using facts, tables … Writing Part One: Directions:Define each of the types of writing. 1. Persuasive Writing 2. Expository Writing 3. Narrative Writing 4. Technical Writing 5. Descriptive Writing Part Two - Write a short essay on each type of writing that …
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  • Read All About It - … Teaching Writing Series: Descriptive Writing Tary McCarthy 0-590 20932-8 A teacher resource book available through Scholastic Canada Unit Teaching Writing Series: Expository Writing … paragraphs: expository, descriptive, narrative, and persuasive. Each type of paragraph is used for a different purpose. Writing an Expository Paragraph An expository paragraph gives … reader understand the topic that is being discussed. Steps for writing an expository paragraph: 1. The writer should choose a topic. 2 …
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  • 3 Organization - … purpose of the writing by introducing characters or setting (for narrative) or the topic, thesis, or argument (for expository writing). A good beginning … , during, earlier, later, and meanwhile. Numerical order. Words used in expository writing to signal order of importance, such as first, second, also … , consequently, thus, and hence. Comparison/contrast order. Words used in expository writing to signal similarities and differences, such as (for similarities) also …
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  • 4 Support and elaboration - … writing, this means providing enough descriptive details for the reader to construct a picture of the story in their mind. In expository writing … elaboration in expository writing Information is the key to developing support and elaboration in the expository genres - informational, critical, and argumentative writing. While writers … writing, writers of expository genres have to look outside themselves for the information they need to develop their writing. As a result, in expository writing
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