Expository Writing Program | Daily Lessons | Activities | 11 Weeks

Grade Levels
4th - 7th
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544 pages
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An innovative expository writing program with 11 weeks of daily writing instruction and activities for 4th - 7th grade. This program includes 500+ pages of detailed step-by-step instructions, templates, grammar practice, actual student writing samples, and so much more!


1. An overall plan for the week

2. Five complete writing lessons

3. All reference sheets and templates needed for the weekly writing lessons

4. List of vocabulary words for the week

5. A sheet with multiple oral prompts

6. Two sentence practice worksheets

7. A writing activity with all templates needed

8. Two homework worksheets


✓ Expository vs. narrative genres

✓ Sentence activities

✓ Paragraph activities

✓ Brainstorming techniques

✓ Grouping ideas

✓ Sequencing information

✓ Developing lead-in sentences

✓ Introductory & concluding paragraph practice

✓ Detail building & elaboration lessons

✓ Transitional techniques

✓ Graphic organizer

✓ Main ideas

✓ Supporting information

✓ Building vocabulary

✓ Homework activities

✓ Weekly journal suggestions

✓ Many samples of actual student writings, from all levels, to use for assessment


Click on the preview button above to view the table of contents

and sample writing lessons.

Click here to view the Narrative Writing Program.

Along with the above program, I have also developed a variety of writing and language arts activity books that make teaching these lessons fun and effective. Please click on the links below to preview these activity books.

Just Write: A Sentence

Letters from Ted E. Bear - Friendly Letter Writing Activities

Just Write: A Paragraph

Just Conventions - Daily Grammar and Conventions Practice

Daily Grammar Lesson Integrated with Science - 3rd Grade

Daily Grammar Lesson Integrated with Science - 4rd Grade

Daily Grammar Lesson Integrated with Science - 5rd Grade

Teaching Research Skills

My Complete Grade Level Writing Programs

Kindergarten Writing Program

1st Grade Writing Program

2nd Grade Writing Program

3rd Grade Expository Writing Program

3rd Grade Narrative Writing Program

Expository Writing for 4th - 6th Grade

Narrative Writing for 4th - 6th Grade

Visit My Website: WriteMath

Just Write: Expository by Kathryn Robinson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Based on a work at http://www.WriteMath.com.

Total Pages
544 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.


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