Teaching Expository Essay Writing is now effortless!
This complete 12-day unit packet has everything you need to teach expository essay writing from start to finish!
Use again and again for 5 included topics or any expository writing prompt!
This packet has successfully guided hundreds of my students through their expository essay writing in English and Social Studies. This packet contains 28 easy-to-follow pages of instructions, exemplars, graphic organizers, editing checklists, grading rubrics, and drafting templates for each of the following steps:
*Choose Expository Writing Topic
*Read Strong vs. Weak Thesis Statements
*Formula for a Perfect Conclusion
*Create Thesis Statement
*Read Sample Outline
*Read Sample Expository Essay
*Read Sample Introductions
*3-Step Formula for a Perfect Introduction
*Draft Topic Sentences & Concluding Sentences
*Read Sample Outline Turned into Essay
*Read Sample Body Paragraph
*Draft 3 Body Paragraphs
*3-Step Formula for a Perfect Conclusion
*28-Point Easy Rubric (1-point for all 28 items on editing checklist)
*Write Final Draft
INCLUDES EXEMPLAR THESIS STATEMENT, OUTLINE + COMPLETE ESSAY
This packet takes students step by step through the process in 10-15 days (depending on student skill level and in class work time available).
Designed for grades 6 - 12, but can be used for younger grades. Ideally, you would present the entire packet to students at the beginning of the unit, and guide them EFFORTLESSLY through the packet, one day at a time.
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