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80 resources with the concept Expository Writing

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The Battle for Derby Bus Station

For Students 7th - 11th
Ever heard of the battle to save the Derby Bus Station? Built in 1933 by Charles Herbert Aslin, its art deco design was unique and The Beatles once dined at the café. The station closed in October 2005 and was scheduled for demolition...
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Compare and Contrast Historical Time Periods

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What do images tell us about history? Dress, setting, and actions all convey cultural norms, and in essence, give reference to historical time and place. Learners compare and contrast Kunisada's Actor with Flute in Snow to Hokuei's...
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Cold War Hot Spots

For Students 9th - 12th
Vietnam, Korea Cuba, Afghanistan, Iran and Nicaragua were all considered Hot Spots during the Cold war. Groups research one of six countries, locate that country on a world map, define terms, and investigate issues and outcomes....
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Reporting from Multiple Sources-The Role of Dogs in Three Societies

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students synthesize information from various resources. In this expository essay writing lesson, students view three video segments and take notes.  Students analyze notes in peer groups and write an expository essay.
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All About Me: Lesson 12 of 15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
How do your experiences shape who you are? Writers complete a self-characterization map and discuss how experiences define who they are and what is important to them. They complete an essay about themselves and define the way their...
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Five-Paragraph Expository Essay

For Students 5th - 7th
In this five-paragraph expository essay worksheet, students use the cover page and outline to set up their essay. They include the title, a picture/design, a map, a rough draft, a final draft, and place their name on each page.
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Great Depression Interview

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders interview someone who lived during the Great Depression. In this expository writing lesson, 5th graders ask a relative or neighbor the listed questions in order to learn about this time period. They turn the responses into...
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Thankful Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students go through the entire writing process to create an expository essay about what they are thankful for. They use graphic organizers to guide them through the process.