We found 165 resources with the concept explanatory writing
Writing to Explain: Creating How-To Scripts and Demonstrations
6th - 12th
New ReviewExcuse me, can you give me directions? Scholars examine and practice technical writing to increase their ability to write directions. They participate in discussion, watch videos, and complete an assignment to create their own directions.
Writing About Literature: Comparing and Contrasting Characters in Heidi
5th CCSS: Designed
Scholars read excerpts from the story, Heidi, in a three-part assessment that focuses on comparing and contrasting characters. Each part contains three tasks that challenge learners to discuss, answer comprehension questions,...
Writing About Informational Text: The Dred Scott Decision
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Looking for a performance assessment that asks individuals to demonstrate their competency in writing about informational text? Use Frederick Douglass' essay "On the Dred Scott Decision," and an excerpt from Abraham Lincoln's 1857 speech...
Writing About Informational Text: Beyond the Beyond—Galaxies
8th CCSS: Designed
Everyone has a different point of view, even when it comes to the enormity of the universe. Two separate text passages explain the scope of a galaxy, prompting young readers to write an essay about each author's argument and how the...