Reluctant writers fear NOT! This graphic organizer aids in the development of supporting details and in identifying context clues in text.
Utilizing the foundations of the Step-Up-To-Writing program, students will be able to identify the needed components to develop their writing into a more interesting and content rich essay.
The step-by-step packet supports the process of organization by helping students to understand the shape that an expository piece takes as well as the salient characteristics of this kind of writing.
This mini packet includes:
A color coded planning guide for students to keep in their binder for future reference.
A color coded brainstorm web.
A color coded outline for organizing the brainstorm into the selection of transition words and expanded explanations.
A practice paragraph for guided highlighting (with teachers key) to see how it all comes together.
A blank double spaced worksheet from which to put it all together in paragraph / essay form
3 Expository prompts from which to begin the process.