Essay Project Syllabus
A traditional syllabus for a traditional expository writing course that produces the traditional five paragraph essay.
9th - 10th English Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
New Review Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 5
After rereading the full text of Walter Mosley's essay "True Crime," groups complete an evidence collection tool worksheet and then class members independently draft a multi-paragraph, evidence-based response that identifies how Mosley...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
While the focus of this lesson is on writing about tornadoes, any topic could be substituted. The lesson provides a well-thought out overview of the writing process. Learners come up with a thesis statement, supporting details, and a...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Thematic Motifs in The House on Mango Street
Explore identity and community through an expository essay based on The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. This two-week unit on writing an essay provides a brief description of each day and all of the worksheets and materials you...
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Five People You Meet in Heaven: Section 11, pp 176-196 - Mitch Albom
Whether used as a reading guide, a reading assessment, or as the basis of a group discussion, the interpretative and evaluative questions based on The Five People You Meet in Heaven will cause readers to think carefully about Mitch...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Learn the Steps to Clear Essay Writing!
Introduce your young writers to the five-paragraph expository essay format with a four-page worksheet that uses color codes to model for writers how to craft the essay. Although designed to prepare writers for the GED, the approach can...
3 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Five-Paragraph Essay: Overview
Need a visual reminder of the components of a five-paragraph essay? This presentation uses the Jolly Rancher format. Although no color-coded examples are included to show viewers how these components would appear in a well-crafted essay,...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Whether introducing or reviewing the format of the five-paragraph essay, your class members will benefit from color-coded slides that define and model the various parts of the essay. Although a complete essay is not included, the outline...
9th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Fact or Fiction - What is Expository Writing?
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...
5th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How to Write a Five Paragraph Essay
What are the necessary components of a five paragraph essay? How does one interest their reader? These questions are answered with this 12-slide PowerPoint which details components of the introduction, body paragraphs, and conclusion....
7th - 9th English Language Arts