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Expository Writing Prompts for Kids

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Expository Writing Prompts for Kids - 30 Expository Writing Prompts with Pictures (Grades 3-7).

Some things in life simply defy explanation: gravity, seahorses, and students not raising hands for hot lunch. Wait no longer, as better expository writers are on the way with Common Core expository writing prompts for kids.

• 30 Prompts on 9 Worksheets.

This download is an excerpt from Writing Bundle: 223 Year-Long Prompts.

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Expository (30)

• Explain Rube Goldberg's light bulb.

• How to remove a classroom fly.

• President Kennedy's quote.

• How to get kindergartners to get along.

• Rules a bus driver should know.

• Halloween history.

• Why do we have traditions?

• Christmas customs.

• Wish list vs. gratefulness.

• Easter Island scientific study.

• Living on an island.

• Valentine's Day history & transformation.

• Grocery store Valentines.

• Chocolate sales.

• VA hospitals.

• Daughters of the American Revolution.

• The American Legion.

• Disabled American Veterans.

• April Fools protocol.

• The perfect joke.

• Daylight Savings Time.

• Mother's Day.

• Martin Luther King: excellent speaker.

• Ruby Bridges' courage.

• Rosa Parks' non-violent protest.

• Barbecuing for 12 neighbors.

• Making frozen treats.

• Lemonade stand competition.

• Engineering the world's largest pizza.

• Starting your next world record.

For the third time, who's having hot lunch?

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Teaching Duration
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.


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