I would use these writing prompts to have students practice expository writing. I would write at the top of the sheet "Write to explain..." and let the students choose their writing prompt.
65 expository writing prompts for kids. This is going to be WICKED helpful for journal entries!
Nice explanation of particular genres for writing ... those that tend to be found on high stakes tests
Back to School Writing Prompts and printables to keep students engaged and busy the first week of school!
4th grade Expository Writing Prompts
Bubble Gum FUN free download! (Writing and Math) How cute is this? Your students can write instructions on how to Blow a Bubble!
Expository Prompts~ This resource has great prompts for elementary and middle school age students. It also provides a good overview of expository writing!
Opinion Writing Prompts for August - My Opinion About When kids should go to Bed.
Students can sequence events as they write directions on how to do a variety of tasks. Check out the variety of "how to" writing prompts. Students will love to share what they know about a variety of tasks they can do all by themselves.
The ability to provide information in different contexts is essential to effective communication. Students must practice expository writing throughout their academic careers. The sooner they start,...