Are your students still struggling with organizing those expository essays for STAAR. This is my new modified planning sheet that simplifies the process for my students.
Introduction: Hook, Bridge, Thesis
Body Paragraphs: Transition, Example, Elaborate (once or twice)
Conclusion: Reword Thesis and Rehook
***This is a WORD file, so if you use different terms with your classes, feel free to modify to suit your needs.
***I used Verdana 11 pt. font.