Expository Text Teacher Resources
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Close Reading of Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle: Main Ideas about the Bullfrog
As your class reaches the end of the book Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle, the seventh lesson in this literary unit helps third graders transition from reading narrative to expository writing. Scholars develop their note-taking skills as...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Signal Words in Expository Text
Signal words are one way that authors make the relationships between their ideas clear. Allow your learners the chance to investigate cause and effect in texts by identifying signal words. They locate and analyze cause-and-effect...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Comprehension: Create a Summary from an Expository Text
Children can learn to analyze expository or informational texts at nearly any age. This scaffolded and scripted resource provides teachers with the support needed to facilitate a thoughtful activity on summarizing informational text by...
3rd English Language Arts
Guided Reading: African-Americans in the Thirteen Colonies
Using the nonfiction book African Americans in the Thirteen Colonies, learners read segments about the origin and perpetuation of slavery in the colonies. Reading comprehension is assessed as the class discusses the text, and explores...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Generalizations: Extending Ideas Presented in Expository Text
Challenge your readers to uncover an author’s message by examining details and patterns in expository text. After looking at a model, readers must decide which generalization is reasonable and applies to the whole passage, and which is...
9th English Language Arts
What Is Expository Text and How Do I Learn From It?
Young scholars investigate the purpose of expository text. In this expository text lesson, students read an article. They identify the main idea of the passage, the text structures and text organization using Kagan Structures. They...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Water: Narrative vs. Expository Texts
A reading of vignettes written by Peace Corps Volunteers serving in Lesotho and Madagascar launches a study of the difference between narrative and expository texts. As final products, young writers craft both a narrative and an...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Middle Level Writing with Integrated Reading and Oral Language
Imagine everything you need to teach writing in one packet! Designed to augment instruction in language arts classes, the lessons, activities, and exercises contained in this packet employ AVID methodologies to help learners develop...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable