Teach expository, informative, explanatory writing in this comprehensive two week Expository Writing Unit. Includes lesson plans, a rubric, sample writing, prompts, outlines and more! Using the Reader's Writer's Workshop method, students are guided through each step in the writing process and gain c
Save with a bundle! This comprehensive writing bundle contains FOUR unit plans including a 2-Week Expository Essay Unit, a 2-Week Narrative Writing Unit, a 2.5-Week Persuasive Writing Unit, and a 1-Week Literary Analysis Essay Unit that can be used for any text! All units use the Reader's Writer's W
Looking for a way to meaningfully cover ALL the informative writing standards while also engaging students in the writing process? Enter the photo essay! This informative writing unit takes students on a deep dive as they write about a topic that interests them. They may choose to write about their
This product includes TWO writing units: Informative and Opinion. *Both units focus heavily on the STRUCTURE of the 5-paragraph essay and PURPOSE of the different writing types. Great to use as an introduction to each type of writing and/or as a refresher before state/district writing assessments.*
This UPDATED comprehensive Informative Writing unit was specifically designed for middle school teachers to follow through the WRITING PROCESS with already prepped modeled lessons. Scaffolding through the writing process has proved to be an effective and successful approach to teach writing. Every l
This product was created to help us introduce expository writing to our students. First, by comparing and contrasting narrative and expository writing characteristics. Then, familiarizing them with the vocabulary of expository writing. Next, incorporating mentor text to generate ideas and build int
**NEWLY REVISED (2020)** This comprehensive unit for teaching Informative (or Explanatory, or Expository) Essays is full of everything you need to help students grasp the concept of informational writing, the structure and organization of an Informative Essay, and more. (Informative Essay and Expla
This is a 3 week STAAR expository essay unit, although it would work well with any essay unit. This unit has been used with ESL students and with students who have failed the test and needed a more intense and scaffolded approach to the essay. The entire unit is progressive, working with a teacher e
★★★★★ This interactive, editable Google Classroom resource makes free-choice OR teacher-led research writing so simple for students! It walks students through EVERY STEP of the research process with the end goal being a 3-5 paragraph informative essay based on reliable research. My students LOVE be
This resource guides teachers and students through Informational writing with detailed lesson plans. There are 24 lessons in all with various engaging and rigorous activities. Students will learn the writing process as well as test taking strategies for the writing portion of the state test.Students
Perfect for the beginning of the year, this common core aligned complete essay writing unit includes extensive instruction coupled with concept specific practice opportunities on the expository, persuasive and literary essays. Over 66 pages in length, this essay writing unit can be broken down into
Included in this 91 page unit are resources to introduce your students to expository/informative essays and lead them through the writing process to publishing their first essay. This unit is aligned to the Common Core Standards.
Here is everything you will get with this unit:
A direction page o
Student writing book pages, complete with graphic organizers, Rough Draft and Final Draft Page. Meant to be OVER ONE MONTH of writing prompts.
Teach Students to:
**Do research on a topic to write a complete Informational essay.
**Create an Interesting Introduction
**Use Transition words
Informative essay writing is one of the most difficult tasks for students to master - no matter what grade they attend. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that, when students are faced with writing, they crave one thing most of all, and that's STRUCTURE. Providing this structure might sound overwhel
Use this timesaver to break down the tough concept of informative essay writing. Your middle school students will learn how to write text-based Informative essays using this printable AND digital resource that includes a prompt, texts, interactive guided notes and MUCH more! This unit teaches:⭐ T
If you are teaching middle school students how to write informative essays and are short on time, try these easy-to-use, NO PREP, DIGITAL lessons with TEN days of step-by-step VIDEO lessons, guided notes, texts, organizers and more!Objective: Students will develop a well-organized, logical piece of
Writing informational essays will be seamless for students with this digital AND printable, step-by-step unit. The mentor essay is color-coded and identifies each required element for every paragraph. No prep required for teachers!Save 20% by purchasing the bundle which includes my Informational Tex
Prepare your students for Expository Essay writing with this comprehensive bundle that includes the following:* 3 Graphic Organizers (.pdf files)* Expository Essay 10 Question multiple choice quiz (.pdf and editable version)* .pdf with link to Google Form for an online quiz (10 questions)* editable
Everything you need to teach your students how to write an Explanatory/Informational Essay that is based on two texts is included in this resource. You will be getting all 4 parts of my COMPLETE writing unit. All texts that you need are included in the unit. There are no separate links to have to
Last-minute planners rejoice! Here is a highly engaging—yet well structured—writing project for your students to start upon their return from winter break.
This mini-unit walks students through the writing process, from prewriting to publishing, to craft an expository essay about three of their Ne
This engaging 6-week Expository Unit includes detailed lesson plans that use reading workshop and writing workshop activities.All lessons include time for student choice reading, teacher-student conferring, and book talk options. Rubric for expository essay is included. Links to all texts are includ
This writing unit contains a 1-page overview of an expository essay prompt about cause and effect, including explanation of the prompt, tips for organizing and crafting an effective cause and effect essay, and requirements for the assignment; a 1-page teacher evaluation form for the 100-point final
This is an editable GOOGLE SLIDES presentation that will guide your students STEP BY STEP in writing a nonfiction informational piece about an animal of their choice. The unit is 8 days long (with a 2-day optional science adaptations extension that would bring it to 10 days long). This slide is mean
This unit teaches how to write a non text based expository essay with step-by-step writing skills using the writing process: pre-writing, drafting, editing, proofreading and publishing which is "fertilized" with the six traits of Ideas, Organization, Word Choice, Voice, Sentence Fluency, and Conven