Do you have reluctant writers who struggle to analyze textual evidence? Use this model to help aid your students in producing their own expository essays. Through using the TEPAC acronym for writing, the students will have a guide to help them produce impactful and detailed body paragraphs to support their claims. After introducing TEPAC, use the sample essay from To Kill a Mockingbird to show students a model of the strategy in action.
- Brief overview of TEPAC strategy
- Links to free online websites that take you to graphic organizers for students to use when introducing TEPAC and when writing as a guide with sentence frames
- Model 5 paragraph essay based on symbolism to develop a theme in To Kill a Mockingbird
- Highlighted body paragraph to signify different components of TEPAC