We found 1,181 reviewed resources for Expository Writing
Fact or Fiction - What is Expository Writing?Lesson Planet
5th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Use formatting to organize an explanatory essay after comparing and contrasting expository and narrative genres. Young writers explore expository writing by employing prewriting techniques and graphic organizers to plan an essay. This is...
On-Demand Assessment: Writing of an Information Paragraph About How a Bullfrog SurvivesEngageNY
3rd CCSS: Designed
Having read and discussed Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle, third graders demonstrate their bullfrog expertise by writing informational paragraphs. Building on the note-taking and paragraph planning from the previous lesson plan, learners...
Explain Yourself: An Expository Writing Unit for High SchoolLesson Planet
9th - 10th
Introduce expository writing with a unit that asks writers to craft an essay to explain a belief, value, or priority that is important to them. Mini-lessons within the unit focus on crafting thesis statements and conclusions, selecting...
Planning Writing: Bullfrog Information ParagraphEngageNY
3rd CCSS: Designed
Lesson ten in this unit for the book Bullfrogs at Magnolia Circle, prepares third graders to begin writing an informational paragraph about the adaptations of bullfrogs. First, young writers work either independently or in pairs to...
Expository Writing Peer ReviewLesson Planet
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Support young writers through the peer review process with this easy-to-use form. Offering four prompts that help students to provide meaningful feedback about each others work, this resource would make a nice addition to the writing...
W.9-10.2 Expository Writing: 9-10th Grade ELA Common CoreLesson Planet
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Expository writing aims to explain, describe, define, instruct and/or inform. Here are some resources that will inspire your writers, encourage them to think critically, and help them formulate their own ideas. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards addressed.
Informational Writing: Lesson 2 of 5Lesson Planet
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce expository writing to your elementary learners. Young authors write a three-paragraph informational paper using the steps of the writing process. They follow guided lessons to experience each of five steps. Included are tons of...
Write a Thesis Statement for an Argumentative EssayLesson Planet
5 mins 3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
A strong thesis statement sets the tone for any piece of expository writing. In the second lesson of this series, young writers follow a step-by-step process to narrow down their topics and create an argumentative statement that can be...
Two Sides to Every Story: Day 2 and 3Lesson Planet
7th CCSS: Designed
Seventh graders learn how various historic events can be portrayed in a variety of ways. The second and third days of an informative text unit reviews content-specific vocabulary before comparing and contrast the lives of Rosa Parks and...
Planning a Response to a Writing PromptLesson Planet
4 mins 4th CCSS: Designed
In the fourth of seven lessons on responding to a writing prompt, the instructor guides learners through pre-writing organization and using stories to illustrate points in the essay. The thought process behind each text addition is...
Research Writing: An Introduction for 4th GradeLesson Planet
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Writing a research paper has never been so easy! From choosing a topic to publishing the final draft, this presentation covers all the steps in between. Show this to your class in a single lesson, or cover it a few slides at a time as...
The Modes of Writing: How to Write for Different PurposesLesson Planet
5th - 12th
Do your pupils know the difference between varying types of writing? This 57-slide presentation is made up of four sections: narrative writing, descriptive writing, expository writing, and persuasive writing. Split it up and use the...
The "Write" Stuff: Third Grade Strategies and Conventions for Expository WritingLesson Planet
Here is an amazing, 39-page collection of lessons on reading expository text, and writing about it. Designed for third graders, these lessons thoroughly cover this all-important area of literacy and language arts. Beautifully designed...
W.8.2 - Expository Writing: 8th Grade ELA Common CoreLesson Planet
8th CCSS: Adaptable
Help your students explain, inform, and examine with these resources tied to the W.8.2 expository writing standard. I've put four resources at the end of the collection that are interdisciplinary in nature, a few having to do with science and a few with social studies. The writing standards span all of the disciplines, and you may want to partner up with a social studies or science teacher to bring to collaborate on bringing these lessons to life.
W.7.2 - Expository Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common CoreLesson Planet
7th CCSS: Adaptable
Tell it like it is with a collection filled with resources that focus on expository writing skills. Seventh graders work on comparing and contrasting texts, analyzing current events, and structuring their essays in clear and understandable way.
Elementary Writing PromptsLesson Planet
1st - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Get your class writing with a large collection of writing prompts. The prompts are organized by grade and type. So if, for example, you were looking for a fourth grade expository writing prompt, you could scroll through the document to...
Leading into Good WritingLesson Planet
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Discuss the importance of a lead in writing with your upper graders. They examine several examples of leads from literature and practice writing leads for pieces of artwork. They then select a topic from a list and write an introductory...
Choose a Research Writing Topic for an Informational TextLesson Planet
4 mins 4th CCSS: Designed
Select a research topic in the first of ten lessons that walk through each step of writing an informational text. The instructor walks through a three-step process for selecting a just-right topic that the writer will enjoy exploring....
How to Write a Movie Review from a Pet's PerspectiveLesson Planet
3rd - 8th
When would two paws up denote a blockbuster film in your classroom? Only when young writers create movie reviews from a pet's perspective in this imaginative expository writing practice. This engaging topic begins with a class discussion...
Working in your Cubicle: Critical Thinking and WritingLesson Planet
7th - 8th
Explore informative and explanatory writing with this lesson plan. Using a cube labeled with directives to describe, analyze, compare, associate, apply, and argue the topic, middle schoolers work individually or in groups to answer...
Writing Prompts for Middle SchoolLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Scratching your head when it comes to engaging writing prompts? Check out a list of prompts designed for middle school classes, which includes topics for persuasive writing, expository writing, how-to essays, personal narratives, and...
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