This is a product meant especially for fourth grade Texas teachers preparing their students for the STAAR Writing.
This resource is centered around TEKS ELA.18A:
>>> Students write expository and procedural or workrelated
texts to communicate ideas and information to specific audiences for specific purposes.
>>>Students are expected to:
>>>>(A) create brief compositions that:
>>>>>(i) establish a central idea in a topic sentence;
>>>>>(ii) include supporting sentences with simple facts, details, and explanations;
>>>>>(iii) contain a concluding statement
This product has mini-lessons to help teachers through:
> Adding details
> Crafting hooks and conclusions
It also has teacher model graphic organizers and printable graphic organizers for students!
> Student-friendly STAAR-aligned grading rubric.
Get the Student Guide:
STAAR Expository Writing Guide for Students
Whether you have a month left to prepare your students or are at the beginning of the year, this resource will take the stress away and leave you feeling confident.