This mini-lesson is perfect for any teacher looking for an easy and effective way to teach Expository Essays to the younger students. This lesson includes teacher's instructions in Prewriting (brainstorming), first draft writing, Editing (both self-editing and teacher-led editing) and finally Publishing a completed work.
The lesson, while focusing on the way to make an expository essay using a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast, also introduces transitional (connecting) words for the students to begin to use. When the students are done with this mini-lesson, they will have written a two paragraph essay.
Included in the packet for the student's use:
*List of Connecting Words
*Venn Diagram Worksheet