1,266 Downloads

Elaboration Reference Sheet

Elaboration Reference Sheet
Resource Type
File Type

PDF

(32 KB|1 page)
Product Description
Many students don't know where to begin when asked to add commentary to cited text evidence. This reference sheet comes to the rescue, listing six types of elaboration or explanation: Fact, Example, Definition, Reason, Importance, and Process. It defines and gives an exemplar of each type. It also includes “look fors” for each type -- signal words, phrases or traits that will help students analyze samples and incorporate them into their own work.

These commentary techniques are the same ones featured in my free writing tutorial on crafting body paragraph. If you like this free resource, you may be interested in my elaboration practice activity that challenges students to classify 20 examples of commentary into one of these six categories. Thanks for looking.. and enjoy!
Total Pages
1 page
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.
Loading...
Share this resource
Report this resource to TpT
All-Star ELA

All-Star ELA

1,189 Followers
Follow
More products from All-Star ELA
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up