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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.

Common Core Explanatory Writing Rubric

Informational writing anchor chart

Informational Writing Graphic Organizer

Expository Writing Structure! Underline or highlight! A visual for students!

Krazy 4 Writing: Blackline Hamburger 3rd & 4th grade

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

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.

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

This writing activity packet (9 pages long) is geared at improving students expository writing skills, with particular emphasis on evaluation and problem-solution.

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

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

"Expository Essay Format" Printable - Great reference for students to refer to while writing and reviewing.

Expository Writing - Students Create a Themed Newspaper: Grades 3-10

Historical Figure/Hero Project - a great way to teach expository writing and make it fun!

Types of Writing: Narrative, Expository, Descriptive, Persuasive