Best Friend Expository Writing Activity

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1st - 3rd
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Best Friend Expository Writing Activity and Craft! A perfect introduction to expository writing. Use this fun writing activity to have your students share details about one of their best friends. Then, finish their writings with an easy to finish craft! Your students will love this best friend writing activity!

Here’s what this pack includes:

-Friend Resources- use these suggested books and videos to prime your students before beginning the writing process. Perfect for kiddos who may not know what it means to be a friend. Includes links to helpful videos and books!

-Friend Lesson Plans- these easy to follow 5 day plans walks your students through the writing process from brainstorm to publishing! Use all or a few of the suggestions.

-All About My Bestie Brainstorm- students work to brainstorm places they went, things they saw, and people they met. Comes in primary and regular writing lines options as well as the alternative title: My Special Friend

-All About My Bestie Rough Draft- Use this rough draft sheet to scaffold student’s writings into paragraph form. (primary and regular lines included)

-All About My Bestie Publishing Paper- publishing paper for student’s writings. (primary and regular lines included)

-Expository Writing Rubric- After students have completed their writings, use this self-checking rubric to make sure their writings have everything an expository piece should include.

-Friend Craft- 2 options for the friend craft. Students can either draw an illustration of them and their friend or make a paper person of their special friend. Samples included.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide a sense of closure.
Provide a concluding statement or section.
Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.


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