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❶SWBAT to define and identify the major parts of speech. This interactive graphic organizer helps students develop an outline that includes an introductory statement, main ideas they want to discuss or describe, supporting details, and a conclusion that summarizes the main ideas.

Middle School Expository Writing

Middle School Creative and Narrative Writing
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The bug spray always stinks to high heaven! Then, if you do not want to use bug spray, the only other way to get them to leave you alone is to wear long sleeves. Yet, who wants to wear long sleeves when it is hot outside? Nothing ruins your day like blood sucking mosquitoes.

You can also see an example of how to write good introductions and conclusions for an expository writing piece on this site under Language Arts- 5 th grade. Did they choose one subject? Did they have 3 reasons in 3 different paragraphs? Did they stick to the topic? Did they respond to the writing prompt? This username and password combination was not found. Concordia University - Online.

The expository activities should help students to write strong essays and to be interactive. How the interaction occurs is up to the teacher. Expository Writing and Language, http: Information about Expository Essays, http: The Expository Essay, http: A Lesson with Menus If the Internet is not readily available for students, interactive activities still can happen in the classroom.

Paper Menu Suggestions Students should choose one topic to write the essay. Teachers can, of course, add to the list: Steps to Create an Essay Before students begin writing, teachers can share how the students will be assessed. One way to assess the writing is by using a rubric. The criteria could be the following: Through large group classroom discussion, students can discuss the topics, organizational structures and graphic organizer. After each student selects a topic, organizational structure and graphic organizer, the students will need to fill out the graphic organizer.

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Before beginn ing the lesson, teachers may need to review expository writing. Some students may not be clear what this type of writing encompasses, which is informing, explaining, clarifying, defining an/or instructing.

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On these cards, types and samples of different types of expository writing will be written, such as 'newspaper,' 'text book', and 'Jim was late for school, so he asked his dad to give him a ride.' Also, label chart paper for each type of expository writing and hang these charts around the classroom. Using a chunking method, including a step between brainstorming and writing called Piling, students are able to build up to writing Expository Essays. Students in Karrie Fansler's 7th grade English Language Arts class learn a thematic piling method to help them in the writing process.

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Review the purpose of expository writing with the students. (to explain) Remind students that expository writing is the most used type or writing by authors (especially in everyday life) Activities and Procedure: Have the students take notes while you teach a step-by-step plan of how to write a good expository writing piece. Explain Yourself! An Expository Writing UbD for High School Stage 1 – Desired Results Transfer Students will independently use their learning to.