Bell Ringers - Common Core - Expository Writing Prompts. Thirty writing prompts based on famous quotations. There are five quotes for each theme of six themes: Success, Inspiration, Self-reliance, Happiness, and Relationships. These can also be printed out on index cards and turned into fun task cards.
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!
With this resource you will find a 49 page step-by-step guide teaching students to write an expert expository essay. This resource is 100% aligned to the Texas STAAR 4th Grade Expository Essay Scoring Guide that was released in May of 2015. Complete lessons, organizers, rubrics, STAAR like writing prompts and everything else you need to turn your class into expert expository writers.