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    Blog Post: Teaching the Informative/Explanatory Essay

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    Blog post with tips and tools for #teaching students how to #write Cause and Effect #Essays!


    Common Core Informative and Explanatory Writing Bundle - take your students on a writing road trip (blog post)

    Have your students take a writing road trip... Informative and explanatory writing unit

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    Teach your students about informative and explanatory writing with this CCSS aligned mini-unit. It is ideal for grades 7-10, and it includes an editable, 26 slide PowerPoint presentation, and informative essay handout, peer edit worksheet, and a rubric. Teaching high school English. Teaching middle school English. Teaching writing.

    Visual aids for students writing informative/explanatory essays - step-by-step writing process

    Would LOVE to post this in my classroom.

    Hamburger Essay Organizer

    100 Ways to Say "Bad"

    Integrate these essay writing games as a engaging way for students to learn the various parts of an essay.


    good hooks for informational writing - anchor chart

    Solid tips and rules for teaching and/or writing a Compare and Contrast #essay

    Tons of tips and tools for teaching students how to write #Descriptive #Essays!

    Good for essays

    Common Core research informational essay writing project for use with ANY dystopian novel! Grades 7-12