Text Evidence Expository Essay Writing for Middle School ELA PRINT & DIGITAL

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Darlene Anne
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Text Evidence Expository Essay Writing is a comprehensive Common Core aligned writing resource that includes everything you need to teach your students how to write an expository essay requiring text evidence!

* UPDATED on 9/14/20 to include updated graphics and a digital Google Drive version.

Visuals, graphic organizers, and useful teaching tips make this unit a pleasure to use. Suggestions for differentiation are also included, so you can tailor it to suit the needs of your individual students. The method is easy to use, enjoyable to teach, and most importantly, it is teacher-tested!

The unit includes the following:

~ Common Core Standards

~ visuals to post on bulletin boards

~ step by step instructions on how to write the introduction, body

paragraphs and conclusion

~ graphic organizers for each part of the essay

~ exemplars for each part

~ a student checklist for revisions

~ a text based detail rubric

~ evidence based terminology guide

~ helpful transition words

~ an original short story and prompt

~ and more!

* Please check out the preview to see everything that is included.

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Joyful teaching!


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