This file is about teaching the example essay. It contains a facilitator's script, differentiated assignment handout, graphic organizer, task-specific example essay rubric and a student example essay.
After giving an interactive lesson that explains the elements and purposes for the example essay, the teacher can present the students with models of both example paragraphs and essays with analytical questions following. Students can review the elements of the example essay by using the rubric, alone, with a partner or with the teacher. Finally, students write their own example essays, edit, revise and re-write using the rubric for a guide.