Expository Essay Format--Maybe not every time we write, but a good introduction.  :)

use this sheet when introducing expository writing to students. have students reference this sheet each time we wrote an expository writing.

Explanation Writing Checklist — Edgalaxy

This explanation tool checklist is a great resource for students to evaluate their understanding of writing explanation texts through awareness of punctuation, vocabulary and layout of their writing. Don't forget the labelled diagram

Classroom Treasures: Explanation Writing Posters - useful blog

Free explanation writing posters and resources for classrooms, teachers and parents.

could use something similar for 1st grade sentence writers

This is a good poster idea to use for an English/Language Arts classroom to show students how they should be writing their paragraphs/papers. Fourth Grade: Visual Representation, Viewing, and Writing

Explanation text hamburger visual aids (SB8486) - SparkleBox

This is a helpful resource for teaching expository writing. Students are always motivated by food, and this hamburger will help them to remember the process of expository writing.

Writing an explanation. Good activity to wake up the critical thinking skills.

4th grade Math Worksheets: Relating fractions to decimals

In this writing worksheet, your child will write an explanatory text about the origins of bananas.

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