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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.

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.

In Texas, the new STAAR test requires 4th graders to write two expository papers, so there is a need to teach this type of writing to our students.   This is just a list of possible writing prompts you can use to get your students writing expository papers!

In Texas, the new STAAR test requires 4th graders to write two expository papers, so there is a need to teach this type of writing to our students. This is just a list of possible writing prompts you can use to get your students writing expository papers!

Nice explanation of particular genres for writing ... those that tend to be found on high stakes tests

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!

Back to School Writing Prompts and printables to keep students engaged and busy the first week of school!

Use this rubric to easily and consistently grade your students' expository essays. $1

Expository Essay Rubric

Informational Writing Unit {I'm the Expert!} Transition Words and Phrases for Informational Writing. Writing Notebook Anchor Charts, Full Page Anchor Charts, Writing Planners

Informational Writing Unit {I'm the Expert!} Transition Words and Phrases for Informational Writing. Writing Notebook Anchor Charts, Full Page Anchor Charts, Writing Planners

10 Famous Texas Landmarks Expository Writing Prompts STAAR 3rd 4th 5th from MiMi Sue Can Read on TeachersNotebook.com -  - 10 Famous Texas Landmarks Expository Writing Prompts STAAR 3rd 4th 5th the Alamo, Texas Capitol Building, S.S. Selma, Bass Performance Hall, Galveston Seawall, San Antonio Riverwalk, Battleship Texas

10 Famous Texas Landmarks Expository Writing Prompts STAAR 3rd 4th 5th from MiMi Sue Can Read on TeachersNotebook.com - - 10 Famous Texas Landmarks Expository Writing Prompts STAAR 3rd 4th 5th the Alamo, Texas Capitol Building, S.S. Selma, Bass Performance Hall, Galveston Seawall, San Antonio Riverwalk, Battleship Texas

Informative/Expository writing is one of my favorite text types to teach. This packet is full of expository writing prompts, graphic organizers, and differentiated writing paper for your primary students! This is perfect for a center, small group, or whol

Expository Writing Center

Informative/Expository writing is one of my favorite text types to teach. This packet is full of expository writing prompts, graphic organizers, and differentiated writing paper for your primary students! This is perfect for a center, small group, or whol

Informative/Expository writing is one of my favorite text types to teach. This packet is full of expository writing prompts, graphic organizers, and differentiated writing paper for your primary students! This is perfect for a center, small group, or whole group lesson with your kindergarten, first grade, or second grade students!

Expository Writing Center

Informative/Expository writing is one of my favorite text types to teach. This packet is full of expository writing prompts, graphic organizers, and differentiated writing paper for your primary students! This is perfect for a center, small group, or whole group lesson with your kindergarten, first grade, or second grade students!

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,...

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,...