Updated for Thanksgiving 2013
It is often challenging for students to create expository writing pieces when they are accustomed to narrative writing. This lesson walks the class through creating an expository piece in a very kid friendly matter of fact way. The scoring rubric was created using grades 3-5 Common Core.
Look for my Halloween
and Christmas Vacation
and Valentine's Day
Expository lessons, which have the same format.
2 Pages suggested lesson plans
2 Page student instructions on how to write an expository essay
1 page writing prompt
2 page outline
2 page teacher’s model
2 page guided practice
2 page guided draft writing
1 page Scoring Rubric
Stationary for final writing product
1 page Student Activity
1 page acrostic poem
Graphics by www.scrappindoodles.com
Looking for more Thanksgiving lessons?
to see my Jeopardy style game.
to see my Shopping for Thanksgiving Dinner lesson.
to see my Turkey Fractions Math lesson.
to see my Turkey Cut and Paste craft.
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