This effective activity breaks down each part of an expository introduction to maximize success for your students.
Use the graphic organizer at the end to offer structure to your students. Hooks and Reasons, Links and Thesis, and Putting it Together should be used in a week at minimum. Please use best teaching practices when using these to make it more engaging.
Students are MOST successful when you model how it's done with the first question.
This is PART 1 of my Expository Writing Curriculum. Please let me know how it works for your kiddos and if you need any explanation on how to use it.
In separate, and FREE, files - I have included examples of expository essays.