I would use these writing prompts to have students practice expository writing. I would write at the top of the sheet "Write to explain..." and let the students choose their writing prompt.

I would use these writing prompts to have students practice expository writing. I would write at the top of the sheet "Write to explain..." and let the students choose their writing prompt.

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Nice explanation of particular genres for writing ... those that tend to be found on high stakes tests

Nice explanation of particular genres for writing ... those that tend to be found on high stakes tests

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Bell Ringers - Common Core - Expository Writing Prompts. Thirty writing prompts based on famous quotations. There are five quotes for each theme of six themes: Success, Inspiration, Self-reliance, Happiness, and Relationships.  These can also be printed out on index cards and turned into fun task cards.

Bell Ringers - Common Core - Expository Writing Prompts. Thirty writing prompts based on famous quotations. There are five quotes for each theme of six themes: Success, Inspiration, Self-reliance, Happiness, and Relationships. These can also be printed out on index cards and turned into fun task cards.

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Deconstructing a prompt FREEBIE & working through Expository, Opinions, and Narratives
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Use this rubric to easily and consistently grade your students' expository essays. $1
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