This unit teaches how to write a non text based expository essay with step-by-step writing skills using the writing process: pre-writing, drafting, editing, proofreading and publishing which is "fertilized" with the six traits of Ideas, Organization, Word Choice, Voice, Sentence Fluency, and Conventions in meaningful and practical activities designed to make better writers.
The curriculum is a 12 week course covered in a 170 page book with accompanying powerpoints. It's jam-packed with activities, checklists, outlines and information that teach expository essays step-by-step. This means teachers can teach students how to write sentences, paragraphs and essays with ease using this unit. Think of all the extra time you'll have since you will now have 12 weeks of lesson plans done!
In this 12 week unit, you can expect:
★ Professionally written instruction on how to write an expository essay beginning with sentences and paragraphs.
★ Explanation and use of the writing process in the lessons/activities
★ Explanation and use of the traits of writing in the lessons/activities
★ Clear grammar instruction with the parts of speech
★ Instruction in overall writing skills
★ clear focus on specific writing products
★ 12 weeks worth of curriculum with 4 daily lessons per week and a weekly quiz
★ 5 PowerPoints that go with certain lessons/topics
★ online activities
★ A day-by-day, week-by-week Table of Contents chart with objectives
★ Full answer keys, self-evaluation checklists and other teacher evaluation tools
★ A midterm and final exam
PLUS this is a SUPER value!! If you paid $1 a day (12 weeks times 5 days per week) that would equal $60 then add in the PowerPoints, grammar activities, quizzes, answer keys, checklists and rubrics and you can see why this is a great deal!
The first week of this unit is a
FREE PREVIEW of the 12 week Expository Unit
so you can have a better look at the Table of Contents and the flow of the lessons.
Please feel free to e-mail with any questions!
Thanks and Enjoy!