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Personal Expository Essay Independent Writing Project {Texas STAAR Aligned}

Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
17 pages
$6.00
$6.00
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Personal Expository Essay Independent Writing Project

Students will:

  • plan, draft, revise, and edit a personal expository essay
  • develop a central idea statement (thesis)
  • organize their ideas logically and write with an informative tone
  • add facts, details, and personal examples
  • write a conclusion that ties the essay together and back to the central idea

Teacher Notes:

Although this is an independent writing project, you will will need to teach and model the different elements of an expository essay.

Included in this packet:

  • student instructions
  • grading rubric (4 grades – quality of writing, revision, conventions, and participation)
  • classroom poster
  • topic bank (24 prompts)
  • planning sheet / graphic organizer
  • drafting paper
  • Beta Reader (peer critique) feedback form
  • Revision & Editing checklist
  • Goof Proof checklist
  • on demand writing prompts (5 Texas STAAR aligned prompts)
  • sample essay

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Personal Expository Essay Independent Writing Project

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Total Pages
17 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 month
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