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With this resource you will find a 47 page step-by-step guide teaching students to write an expert expository essay. This is a thorough interactive notebook. I have included every step from writing an introduction with a clear central idea to writing a conclusion that summarizes their central idea and reasons. As well, students will learn the importance of having well connected paragraphs that fit together. Graphic organizers, task card prompts included!
I have also included lessons on using transitions to move their paragraphs and ideas along smoothly throughout their essay. With this resource your students will also begin seeing the value of using precise words to communicate the purpose of their sentences.
For added depth, I have included a lesson in which the students will learn how to add “bling” to their nouns to add more interest to their essay.
You will find everything you need and more to teach your students how to write an expert expository essay with this resource.
At the end you will also find twenty-four expository writing prompt task cards.
Included With this Resource:
Step by Step Individual Lessons
Expert Expository Essay Planners
Expository Essay Checklist
Expository Essay Transition List
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