I wrote this Model for a standard 5-paragraph Expository Essay for my 7th Grade English classes, as they prepared for a Research Report on Mammals for a cross-curricular project with English and Science.
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o printable 5-paragraph Research Essay Model
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o printable questions for reading comprehension & research format
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The Handout acts as a scaffold for discovering the concepts on their own, rather than just handing them the template.