Lessons for Expository Writing

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  • Nutrients and the Bay - … a concept map illustrating the connections. Finally, students will write an expository writing piece describing what they learned. This activity can be completed … and the Bay final assessment worksheet below, you will write an expository writing piece about the connections and relationships between nutrients and the … : Use the rubric below as a guide for how your expository writing piece will be graded. Nutrients and the Bay final assessment …
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  • Brainstorm This! - … to effectively use this prewriting tool for four different writing tasks: persuasive writing, expository writing, character development, and the development of vivid and precise … for different types of writing tasks. Today we will focus on different types of prewriting strategies for persuasive writing, expository writing, character development, and … better follow and understand what is being explained in an expository writing. Clustering, or webbing, is an excellent tool to use when …
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  • Information Sensation! - … research. The unit, as a whole, teaches the art of expository writing. This lesson provides students with an introduction to the research … learning from last lesson called Fact or Fiction - What Is Expository Writing? 2) Orient students to the current step ofnarrowing the topic … mini-encyclopedia, working up a bulletin board display of the expository information, or hosting a student radio/talk show to discuss …
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  • Just the Facts, Ma'am - … used for writing assessment (file attachment). Assessments Three documents are available for assessment: the graphic organizer from the newspaper, the expository paragraph … graphically organize topics of regional interest. Extend the use of expository writing strategies by asking students to create a TV news update … graphic organizer, expository paragraph, and TV news update script. These teacher-developed rubrics are closely aligned with the FCAT Writing scoring rubric …
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  • Who Is That Ghostly Character? - … a format for writing which addresses the audience, purpose, and occasion (including but not limited to narrative, persuasive, expository). LA.C.1 … important details. 5. Define the term inference. Writing Activity #1: Assign a writing assignment (expository paragraph) asking students to make inferences about the … assumes the student understands expository writing, purpose, and audience. These concepts may need to be reviewed before beginning the writing activities. Attached Files …
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  • The Building Blocks of Geometry - … ideas in expository paragraphs. The goal of the first week's lesson is to begin modeling the processes involved in expository writing. F … , and conclusions from their homework assignment. Provide feedback on effective writing techniques and examples that are offered by the students. (Collect … on weaknesses observed in previous paragraphs, select one aspect of writing expository paragraphs (i.e, introductions, detail sentences, conclusions, transitions) and provide …
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  • Terrific Topic Sentences - … . It also serves to capture the reader's attention. Most expository paragraphs begin with declarative sentences, but a writer can add … topic sentence needs to be interesting and attention-getting. Most expository writing begins with topic sentences that are declarative, or statements. Sometimes … may be necessary (page 41). Remind the students that most expository writing begins with declarative sentences, but writers will occasionally vary their …
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  • Writing as a group activity - … @yahoo.com). Basic Writing Skills, a Manual for Teachers by Dr. Judith Hochman Hill School, USA Materials Required: expository topic or Article from magazine or online Activity Time: 40 minutes Concepts Taught: Reading Comprehension/ Expository Writing OVERVIEW Students will use sentence strategies to write about a current event or expository topic. PREREQUISITE KNOWLEDGE: Read …
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  • The Incredible Yuma Bat and Clapper Rail - Expository Writing - Title - The Incredible Yuma Bat and Clapper Rail - Expository Writing By - Brenda E. Wilson Primary Subject - Science Secondary Subjects - Language … Arts Standards: Concept 2: Expository Expository writing includes nonfiction writing that describes, explains, informs, or summarizes ideas and content. The writing supports a thesis based … to write for elementary students. This will introduce future requirements in writing for the Aims tests. This class will know what writing and …
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  • Using Word Referents - … in narrative stories and expository pieces of writing students will review the use of nouns and adjectives Keywords: narrative writing, expository writing, word choice, vocabulary … transparency pens, or a simple chalkboard and chalk. The Lesson: write one of the following paragraphs on the chart, overhead, or board. (Use the first paragraph for narrative writing; use the second for expository writing.) I stared at the leprechaun in the clearing …
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