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Expository Writing

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.

Hamburger writing. Good idea. Lots of other great teaching ideas on this site, too.

What the Teacher Wants!: Hamburger Writing

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Read this book to my class and had my students collect fallen leaves from their yard. They brought them in and created animals out of leaves. Afterwards, they wrote an expository writing about how they created their animal... also spoke about ecosystems and animal adaptations. Fun interdisplinary project!!!

A list of over 50 transition words with suggestions for Descriptive, Expository, or Narrative writing. A resource to help children develop their writing.

Transitions Take Us Places! - Words List

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Step up to writing- Love this method for teaching expository writing. Having students use graphic organizers and highlighters helps cement the concepts.

This has three writing prompts for three separate essays:1. Expository: Prompt is compare/contrast specific to

Essay Writing Prompts: Narrative, Persuasive, Expository

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Expository writing unit: Who Do You Admire? The final product is a classroom speech competition, but without this com...

Essay/Speech Writing Unit: Who Do You Admire

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