Teaching writing can prove to be a challenging task at the middle school level. This assignment is an ideal activity to teach students how to write an effective and well written informative (expository) essay. It takes them paragraph by paragraph and step by step through the process and allows them to learn informative essay writing in a low pressure format. The format provides them with tips and tools and when they are finished it allows for a self check through a list of FCA's.
• Morning work
• Writer's Notebook Activity
• Short class time
• Self evaluation and reflection
• Teacher essay modeling
This format is sure to build confident writer's and ensure students are practicing using a solid writing format. HAPPY WRITING!