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Expository Writing Prompts

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2nd - 7th, Homeschool
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Expository Writing Prompts: 22 Printable Writing Prompts (Grades 3-7).

Being a classroom tattletale is a tireless, lonely job. No worries, now everyone can inform you what happened with the substitute after practicing expository writing prompts.

• 22 Expository Prompts on 6 Worksheets.

Expository prompts excerpts are from Writing Bundle: 223 Year-Long Prompts.

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Reporting (22)

• Early morning balloon ride.

• Living on the tundra.

• Sarah rides a mule backwards.

• 12th Annual Funny Dog Show.

• Sweden's Ice Hotel.

• Ray's snow giants.

• Antarctica research station.

• Car phone.

• Wildland firefighters.

• Tour of California bike race.

• Cliff swallows return.

• Stormy day in Mountrail County.

• Jake and Lynn drive across America.

• Hot dog eating contest.

• Describing fireworks.

• Assemble a story.

• News reporter practice.

• Tomb of the Unknowns.

• The Liberty Memorial.

• WWII Memorial.

• Korean War Memorial.

• Vietnam War Memorial.

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Total Pages
6 pages
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Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.


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