Ppt on expository text for kids

ARGUMENT WRITING. EXPOSITORY VS. ARGUMENT WRITING Expository Writing  Writing to Explain  Uses specific words and phrases that help the reader understand.

EXPOSITORY VS. ARGUMENT WRITING Expository Writing  Writing to Explain  Uses specific words and phrases that help the reader understand ideas.  Shows care about the topic with voice and language appropriate for/you have for that person’s beliefs. However, I believe that if you just trust kids more /for evidence that shows an example of the idea, or reason. Evaluate evidence; rank it strongest to weakest. –Reread quotes: Does this fit? Is there a stronger quote? Keep it concise! Use key portions of the text/


1 Use the right arrow key to advance. 2 Easy steps to becoming a great writer on the ALABAMA Writing Assessment Expository Persuasive Descriptive Narrative.

part of a blood drive that your school is sponsoring for the Red Cross. Some of your kid brothers friends have taken up smoking and want him to start too. Write a convincing letter to your kid brother to not take up this habit. Write a letter/ He and his men traveled Expository Narrative 41 Put it all together and write! Does this give you an overall review of what we’ve studied for writing? There are many things that fit together to help us become excellent writers. Text 42 Summary Identify your prompt /


1 Use the right arrow key to advance. 2 Types of Writing Expository Persuasive Descriptive Narrative.

part of a blood drive that your school is sponsoring for the Red Cross. Some of your kid brothers friends have taken up smoking and want him to start too. Write a convincing letter to your kid brother to not take up this habit. Write a letter/ He and his men traveled Expository Narrative 38 Put it all together and write! Does this give you an overall review of what we’ve studied for writing? There are many things that fit together to help us become excellent writers. Text 39 Summary Identify your prompt /


The Intersection of Technology Tools and Cognitive Strategies: Improving Content Area Instruction for Students with Mild Disabilities Cynthia Okolo Michigan.

Can take upwards of 24 times to reach 80% accuracy May be more for kids with learning difficulties/disabilities May be more for kids with learning difficulties/disabilities New learning does not happen quickly, requires practice spread /Create notecards for study or to support writing Create notecards for study or to support writing Explain Explain Supported writing for different types of text (e.g., narrative, expository) Supported writing for different types of text (e.g., narrative, expository) PREPARE /


Are You Ready for PARCC and SBAC Writing? December 18, 2013.

structure” What’s New In Narrative Writing? More rigorous expectations Increasingly used to respond to text Indicated in content-area classes Used for a greater variety of purposes Informative/Explanatory Writing Expository writing has traditionally been defined as: “A composition written for the purpose of informing, explaining, describing, or defining. Expository writing seeks to be factually accurate.” “Informative” / “Explanatory” Informative/Explanatory Writing Informative Types Features/


Author: J. Lynett Gillette Genre: Expository Nonfiction

the present? Author: J. Lynett Gillette Genre: Expository Nonfiction Small Group Timer Review Games Story Sort Vocabulary Words/it an action or linking verb? She is hungry, so she walks to the henhouse for eggs. is – linking, walks - action Spelling Words Final Syllable Patterns hospital grumble sponsor /the Day How do you think kids in the 1800s felt about helping their parents run the household? Today we will learn about: Web Site/Text Features Reading Across Texts Fluency: Partner Reading Grammar: Action /


Writing an Expository Essay. An expository essay is a written composition that conveys information or explains and proves something.

Informative What expository is NOT… What expository is… *The expository prompt page on the STAAR test typically has a lot of text. Think of expository in this way: it is logical and informative. STAAR English I Writing 2013 Released Sample Prompt for Expository Writing Taking a/because of this risk that everyone in the court and his kids learned about the injustice happening in society. This should be the look on my face when I read your expository essay. It’s time to practice body paragraphs! Remember the /


1 Making Content Comprehensible: Strategies for Helping English Learners (and All Students!) Read Informational Texts Dr. Barbara Moss San Diego State.

and Doesnt Say About Teaching English Learners (Goldenberg, 2008) Effective teaching requires: 1) Explicit instruction 2) Meaningful opportunities for students to use language 3) Teachers who teach language and content at the same time TEACHER RESPONSIBILITY STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY Focus / at us! You there, he yelled. Why do you kids do things like this? It wasnt us, Stewart tried to say, but Mr. Kodinski wouldnt listen to us. 19 Expository Text In some areas ospreys have become pests by nesting on power/


Mike “Wheels” Breakey. Agenda First some basics Why such a fuss? Tech help—Word, Turn It In, Grammar Checker, Paper Rater APA Formatting Structure Expository.

gmail.com--FINE sexybabygurl@hotmail.com--TRASH Redhotlover@comcast.net--TRASH Text based language (LOL, ROFLMAO) = TRASH Guess where they/Expository Writing Writing Process Outline Examples References http://knitting-gnome.com/blog/?m=200808 Karper, Erin. Encore MOO Guide (2nd Ed). 2003.. Karper, Erin. "Web Usability and Creating an OWL." in The OWL Construction and Maintenance Guide, ed. James A. Inman and Clint Gardner. IWCA Press: 2002. Kuwama, E. (2000). memory and the hippocampus. Neuroscience for Kids/


Writing an Expository Essay

of expository in this way: it is logical and informative. *The expository prompt page on the STAAR test typically has a lot of text. Think of expository in this way: it is logical and informative. STAAR English I Writing 2013 Released Sample Prompt for Expository Writing / of this risk that everyone in the court and his kids learned about the injustice happening in society. This should be the look on my face when I read your expository essay… Body Paragraph Class Practice Prompt: Write an essay explaining/


Unit 4: Lesson 3 Kids Did It! in Business

are about to read is expository text like you might find in a magazine. Expository texts give readers factual information that is interesting. In this story, 4 children and the business they created are profiled. A profile is a short, written sketch of a person. Preview and Prepare Let’s browse through our story, “Kids Did It! In business” and look for clues about the story/


How do I write an expository essay?

Your assignment is to write an expository essay that explains the role of advertising in the lives of youth. For your essay, you may use as sources the articles in this unit and at least one additional informational text you have researched. Break it /“Facts About Marketing to Children” by The Center for a New American Dream, “the average American child is exposed to an estimated 40,000 television commercials a year”. Statistically speaking, American kids view over 100 television commercials a day, adding up/


Monday November 17, 2014 ○ Write in your agenda: ○ Collect Annotation Logs ○ Daily Academic Vocabulary ○ Expository Text Structures ○ Workstations ○ Homework:

Logs ○ Daily Academic Vocabulary ○ Expository Text Structures ○ Workstations ○ Homework: Read for AR Daily Academic Vocabulary ○ Trait-(noun) A special quality or feature of a person or animal. Expository Text Structure Puzzles With a partner you will put the text structure chart from the your / may have is forgetting which assignments they have for homework. One way to remember which pages are for homework is to mark them while they are still in school. Kids can also write their assignments down in a/


Determining Importance & Summarizing Informational Text Grade 6 − Grade 12 © 2013 Texas Education Agency / The University of Texas System.

graphic organizers. Teaching Exceptional Children, 35(3), 46-53. Bluestein, N.A. (2010, April). Unlocking text features for determining importance in expository: A strategy for struggling readers. The Reading Teacher (63)7, 597-600. Caccamise, D. (2011). Improved reading comprehension by/: Texas Education Agency. Zimmermann, S., & Hutchins, C. (2003). 7 keys to comprehension: How to help your kids read it and get it! New York, NY: Three Rivers Press. Zweirs, J. (2010). Building reading comprehension habits/


Workshop #6 Rachel Karlsen Learning goals and activities: Discuss and understand strategies for teaching and learning Reading Writing ‘Rithmetic.

kids –Practice multiplication, etc. Facilitating Reading Chapter 12 Current Trends in Reading and Reading Instruction Two national reports on reading stress: –Importance of a balanced approach to teaching early reading –Importance of phonological awareness and phonics instruction –Critical role of repeated readings in development of reading fluency –Importance of teaching reading comprehension strategies, vocabulary, and text structure Three Key Concepts for/ Strategies for Teaching Expository Writing /


Writing an Expository Essay. An expository essay is a writing that conveys information or explains and proves something.

textual o Informative Literary Expository *The expository prompt page on the STAAR test typically has a lot of text. Think of expository in this way: it is logical and informative. STAAR English I Writing 2013 Released Sample Prompt for Expository Writing Taking a risk means/of this risk that everyone in the court and his kids learned about the injustice happening in society. This should be the look on my face when I read your expository essay… Brainstorming before Writing Write an essay explaining how /


2 nd Nine Weeks Analyzing Persuasive Texts. Advertisers use different persuasive techniques to relate to different perspectives. Your perspective, point.

or her to agree with the writer. When a mother reads the word “groovy” in this ad for a popular kids’ lunch box food, what emotion do you think she will feel? What could this feeling make her /Thanksgiving break. Informational / Expository Texts The Reporter’s Formula Good reporters ask questions. Good writers anticipate and answer the readers’ questions. Expository texts answers the five W’s. Types of Expository Text Informational: newspaper articles, science and history texts or passages, research reports/


TEXT COMPLEXITY KEY TO STUDENT POSTSECONDARY SUCCESS Adapted from the work of Susan Pimentel November 3, 2010.

of high school graduates are meeting the benchmark.  Deficiencies are not equal opportunity... The fortunate ones are kids...  Who have had lots of books available to them at home and whose caretakers read to them in/texts so students are exposed to:  More expository texts k-12 in and out of English classes  More traditional narratives and poetry  As much as possible use on grade/band level text for instruction (with supports).  Ask students to stretch to read more complex texts— especially short texts/


Copyright 2006 Washington OSPI. All rights reserved. Persuasive Writing for the High School Classroom OSPI High School Persuasive Writing Module - Version.

in an individual, knowledgeable, and consistent voice in expository, technical, and persuasive writing. Analyzes and selects language appropriate for specific audiences and purposes.  Selects and uses precise/ and ideas underlying an author’s beliefs and assumptions within multiple texts. Copyright 2006 Washington OSPI. All rights reserved. Alignment with GLEs/proposal for required homework in every class for many good reasons. Some of these reasons are that there is too much homework already, kids want/


Know Thy Topic! Expository vs. Persuasive. Standard ELACC8W4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are.

and relevant evidence. ELACC8W2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. Expository If the topic is expository, it will ask you to describe or /road Persuasive: New Class (Driver’s Ed.) Gives kids a class to look forward to – Increases attendance – Increases grades in other classes Saves parents money – -parent’s won’t have to pay for kids to have driver’s ed outside of school –/


Taught in a Dialogic Manner. Because…(Tara) The SCR for the expository unit requires 7th grade students to read an author’s claim and provide three details.

and explanations that support the author’s assertion. The SCR for the expository unit requires 7th grade students to read an author’s / support their assertions about the text during the dialogic discussion. Students will actively use citations, paraphrase, etc. to support their assertions about the text during the dialogic discussion. Clear/243-9169 (800) 243-9169 Bubble Map Chart Bubble Map Chart “Immigrant Kids” is center bubble “Immigrant Kids” is center bubble What are some things that come to mind when…/


1 Please Do Now: What elements of text (especially written text/textbooks) pose problems for students? Please list as many things as you can think of in.

Increases reading speed. 3. Helps students retain information for application. Why Teach It? “Students must have knowledge of how information is organized and presented through different expository text structures. Understanding text structures provides a way of identifying which information /.html The Benefits of Text Mapping It is explicit-allowing teachers to model comprehension strategies to kids. Teaches students to be strategic readers- gives them a view of the whole text and the relationships between /


Monday, November 4, 2013 Write in your agenda: Expository Text Structure Practice Homework: Read for AR and complete response log. Half AR points will.

Monday, November 4, 2013 Write in your agenda: Expository Text Structure Practice Homework: Read for AR and complete response log. Half AR points will be due Nov. 22, 2013 20 AR pts. will be due Dec. 20, 2013 / into my heart when I looked at the very beautiful long, white sand. People played games on the beach; for instance they played volleyball. Some of them swam in the shallow sea. There were some kids trying to make something in the sand, and then trying to break it. Everybody looked happy at that time. /


Text- What is it all about? For 7 th grade Young Adult Reading.

grade Young Adult Reading What Are Text Types  Text Types are defined by the purpose for the writing the text. Narrative Text- to entertain Expository Text- to inform Persuasive Text- to persuade Technical Text- to explain how to do something Definitions of Text Types  Narrative Text- can be fiction or non- fiction, tells a story  Expository Text- always non-fiction, gives information about a specific topic  Persuasive Text- always non-fiction, has both opinions/


Text- What is it all about? For 7 th grade Young Adult Reading.

you better understand the topic. Harry Potter grabbing the snitch. What Are Text Types  Text Types are defined by the purpose for the writing the text. Narrative Text- to entertain Expository Text- to inform Persuasive Text- to persuade Technical Text- to explain how to do something Definitions of Text Types  Narrative Text- can be fiction or non- fiction, tells a story  Expository Text- always non-fiction, gives information about a specific topic  Persuasive/


Expository Writing. The person that iz most important 2 me iz my girlfreind. She iz very nice. We go out 2 a movie evary Friday and then we hang out.

for 1 year and we r going to b in luv 4ever. Catherine iz a Freshman and im a sophmore. We go 2 Colchester. Colcheter iz a small town in VT. There iz n/m 2 do in Colchester, so it iz good 2 hav some1 like Catherine. There r lotz of kids/ ther and Catherine came up 2 me and said "Hey your cute." Expository Writing 1.Exposition = is a type of writing that is used to explain/ Ex. Classify the animals in the text by habitat. Cause/Effect 14. Cause and Effect A.Cause – the reason for an occurrence B.Effect – As a/


Walk Like an Egyptian: Writing an integrated Thematic Unit (Designed for 4 th, adaptable to 2-5) By: Dr. LaVonda Senn.

kids.net.au/encycloped ia-wiki/an/Anthropology Anthropology and subfields http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/py ramid/excavation/dig.html http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/py ramid/excavation/dig.html Jobs related to Archeology Background/Facts Background and Facts for the Teacher and Students Skills Research Expository/.5.7 Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem). CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL/


Unit 4: Lesson 3 Kids Did It! in Business By, Judith E. Rinard.

are about to read is expository text like you might find in a magazine. Expository texts give readers factual information that is interesting. In this story, 4 children and the business they created are profiled. A profile is a short, written sketch of a person. Preview and Prepare Let’s browse through our story, “Kids Did It! In business” and look for clues about the story/


Scheduling & Helpful Tips for the Class of 2017. CLASS OF2017 Language Arts (English)4 Social Studies4 Science3 Mathematics3 Computers0.5 Physical Education1.45.

and historical backgrounds for each literary period. Students will examine their native literature in oral and written expression with a balance of expository analyses and creative projects/ vocabulary quizzes as preparation for the SAT. The required research project requires students to read an approved American novel, analyze the text, research, and write /provided information)  Personal Finance - In the words of so many of the kids that are or have taken this class (and many of their parents)... Everyone/


Copyright © 2007 Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. All rights reserved. Persuasive Writing for the High School Classroom OSPI.

individual, knowledgeable, and consistent voice in expository, technical, and persuasive writing. GLE 3.2.2 Analyzes and selects language appropriate for specific audiences and purposes.  Selects and/reasoning and ideas underlying an author’s beliefs and assumptions within multiple texts. Copyright © 2007 Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. /proposal for required homework in every class for many good reasons. Some of these reasons are that there is too much homework already, kids want /


Introduction to the ERWC (Expository Reading and Writing Course)

for that belief. Activity #2 – What Students Say About the ERWC -Students were asked “What did you learn from participating in ERWC?” These are a sample of their responses: This stuff kind of connects to us more than what we would usually read because it has to do with stuff that we face every day. Like it’s pretty neat because kids/ to observe, evaluate, and regulate one’s development as a writer of expository texts, including the identification of areas needing further growth Our Own Words Activity #3/


Copyright © 2007 Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. All rights reserved. Persuasive Writing for the High School Classroom OSPI.

individual, knowledgeable, and consistent voice in expository, technical, and persuasive writing. GLE 3.2.2 Analyzes and selects language appropriate for specific audiences and purposes.  Selects and/reasoning and ideas underlying an author’s beliefs and assumptions within multiple texts. Copyright © 2007 Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. /proposal for required homework in every class for many good reasons. Some of these reasons are that there is too much homework already, kids want /


Aspire: Professional Development for Bilingual and ELL Paraprofessionals David Irwin Language Development Opportunities LLCJune 15, 2016.

big group Organizers Use graphic organizers to help kids cement the learning Different ones for different purposes Preview KWL Chart Predict Prediction Log /knowledge level Answer is in the text  “Root” questions are “buried”, higher order thinking questions Information leading to the answer is in the text, but not the exact answer Depth/question OR trade cards, write the answer on the card Expository Writing --- give the information Expository: telling about something real 8 Sentence Paragraph APE: Answer//


Tuesday November 11, 2014 Write in your agenda: Daily Academic Vocabulary Library Expository Text Structures Homework: Read for AR/ Complete Annotation.

11, 2014 Write in your agenda: Daily Academic Vocabulary Library Expository Text Structures Homework: Read for AR/ Complete Annotation Log. Library Hand out new AR contract Bring devices, earbuds, and purple paper for computer access. You will take or finish the test on MyON/the very beautiful long, white sand. People played games on the beach; for instance they played volleyball. Some of them swam in the shallow sea. There were some kids trying to make something in the sand, and then trying to break it/


Reciprocal Teaching: A Platform for Strategic ESL Instruction, Classroom Teacher Collaboration, & Renewal John Helfeldt, Texas A&M University Betty Helfeldt.

of these kids don’t cause problems or get in trouble.” Teachers Children Parents References Fung, I., Wilkinson, I.A. & Moore, D. W. (2003). L1-assisted reciprocal teaching to improve ESL students’ comprehension of English expository text. Learning / students. TESOL Quarterly, 19, (4), 789-792. Oczkus, L. D. (2003). Reciprocal teaching at work: Strategies for improving reading comprehension. Newark, DE: International Reading Association. Padron’, Y.L. (1992). The effect of strategy instruction on bilingual/


Strategy #8 then SummarizeSummarize Connect to the Text.

as to form a whole SYNTHESIZE – Beyond Summary Kids say… “Synthesizing is like inferring, only super-/ Produce Produce Propose Propose Rewrite Rewrite Cues for Synthesis  Read a thought-provoking article./Expository text into narrative text …Diaries or memoirs into plays, newspaper articles, or television scripts …Texts into comic books, letters, or interviews …Poems into stories or letters …Expository text into narrative text …Diaries or memoirs into plays, newspaper articles, or television scripts …Texts/


Expository Essay Lesson 3.

about a topic you know and explain it to your reader. *http://www.writeawriting.com/essay/expository-essay-writing/ Who is your best friend? And Why How’s it work? (review) You/can write good paragraphs about. Helps me Give me advice - babysits my kids -shares recipes with me There for me My sister, Charletta is my best friend. Fun to be around How/ drawing and insert shapes to draw a web Tutorial. Continued… Step 4: Click on the TEXT box. Step 5: Place it where you want it. Add a line from the shapes menu/


Word Roots answers for #12 (Juniors) 1.F 2.E 3.B 4.A 5.D 6.G 7.C 1.Morphology 2.Amorphous 3.Dimorphic 4.Encephalitis 5.Cephalic 6.Cephalothorax 7.Metamorphosis.

kind of paper you are writing and what kind of thesis statement you need to use: analytical, persuasive, or expository. Example: Persuasive=It’s not really a “kid” movie. 3. Determine the way you will construct your thesis: list or umbrella? 4. Put it all together/writing may have more than 5 sentences, but this would be the minimum!! YOU WILL COMPLETE THIS FOR BOTH BODY PARAGRAPHS In Text Citations Friday Bell Work  Study for Word Root Quiz 12  Turn in Word Root and Bell Work Take Word Root Quiz 12 Take /


Rich Talk about Text P. David Pearson Graduate School of Education University of California, Berkeley www.scienceandliteracy.org.

Talk –Work for a unified understanding of plot, character, feelings, motives. Somewhere Somebody Wanted a Problem Solved… Generating Questions for Expository Pieces Read the text Record what you think are the big ideas Read it again, looking for connections among /Warning: You can’t stay there forever. Must get to texts kids read themselves Authenticity Experience reading real texts for real reasons. Beware the textoid problem When we select texts that have been especially written to permit some sort of /


Tools for Improving Reading Comprehension P. David Pearson UC Berkeley www.scienceandliteracy.org.

of expository text in CORE programs  MORE reading, writing, and language instruction in science and social studies  Starting in grade K  Reading, writing, and language as tools for acquiring more disciplinary knowledge  See www.scienceandliteracy.org for Seeds /Observe Evidence Model Explain Investigate  67 Observe Evidence Model Explain Investigate Tools Record  Principle #5: Engagement  Kids read better, write better, and learn more when they are engaged.  They are more engaged when teachers apply/


LITERACY RENEWAL Improved Literacy for Greater Academic Achievement.

in reading we know it affects their learning in every other subject. THEREFORE…Modeling effective reading strategies for content area texts and teaching students content area vocabulary are the responsibilities of all teachers, regardless of subject area. /know, and later, after reading, what they’ve learned. Use for expository text. 4. Anticipation Guide Anticipation Guides are brief sets of questions (3-5 items) that help kids activate prior knowledge, make predictions, and engage in important issues that /


Introduction to the ERWC (Expository Reading and Writing Course)

Expository/for that belief. Activity #2 – What Students Say About the ERWC -Students were asked “What did you learn from participating in ERWC?” These are a sample of their responses: This stuff kind of connects to us more than what we would usually read because it has to do with stuff that we face every day. It’s pretty neat because kids/words? I can write arguments to support claims in analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning, counter-claims, and relevant and sufficient evidence. I can/


Promoting Equitable Literacy Education for Students from Diverse Cultural and Linguistic Backgrounds by Supporting Teachers Through Professional Development.

expository writing practices with young writers in a camp setting Conduct research to better understand how professional development shapes teachers’ understanding of writing instruction Philosophy In alignment with the National Writing Project, we believe Writing is learned primarily through acts of writing, and by engaging in problem- solving through the writing process and from the study of mentor texts/ too, and I really want to model that with the kids, for them to be able to see that I’m writing right/


Unit 2: Nonfiction/Pennsylvania

effects, or written to tell about problems Using expository text structure to understand and retain the information in a text Using text structure to understand narrative nonfiction Using the meaning of the text to figure out tricky words Information can be presented/with the two-column form, introduce the three-column form. This form is helpful for listing essential information and allows kids to interact with the text personally to ensure they have a place to record their thoughts, feelings, and questions/


Author: Alden R. Carter Genre: Expository Nonfiction Big Question: How do people adapt to living with physical limitations?

subhead overwhelm superimpose underestimate underprivileged subcommittee Question of the Day How are the kids in the selection the same as and different than kids in your class? Compare and Contrast Generalize Predict Vocabulary Fluency: Model Emotion / the daily limitations confronting them? Expository Nonfiction Reading Across Texts Content-Area Vocabulary Fluency: Partner Reading Grammar: Pronouns and Antecedents Spelling: Prefixes over-, under-, sub-, super-, out- Time for Science: The Human Eye Turn /


READ 436: Text Set By: Kristin Garrett, Kelsey Linke and Alex DeFrance.

by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen ARI level: 4.2 Narrative story: a field trip to space! Side expository text Jokes, dialogue, speech bubbles Classroom read aloud Children can look through this book to learn facts on their/: A solar system sticker book. New York, NY: Little Simon Planet for Kids (2013). Planets for kids: Free astronomy network for kids. Retrieved from www.planetsforkids.org.www.planetsforkids.org Priddy, R. (2012). Space: For kids who really love space. New York, NY: Priddy Books. Quad City DJs/


…And the Earth Did Not Devour Him: They’ve Got Something to Lose Feraco Search for Human Potential 7 May 2012.

trends in immigration, and farm labor, and unionizing labor, and poor schooling for migrant workers – and for poor kids – still exist in this country. Tomás Rivera had been writing before the/ at first. The narrative isn’t expository (based on detailed linear and realistic explanations), as it’s based more on sensory / the changing role of faith, throughout the text. We’ll study family ties, as well as the changing role of faith, throughout the text. One of the accepted truths Rivera chooses/


TEXT STRUCTURE PRACTICE! Look for signal words! Which graphic organizer would you use?

TEXT STRUCTURE PRACTICE! Look for signal words! Which graphic organizer would you use? Which Expository Text Structure is this? A butterfly makes a lot of changes in its life. First, a/fires, and disease. Description Cause/EffectSequenceCompare/Contrast Problem/Solution PROBLEM/SOLUTION?? NO WAY JOSE! Descriptive Text?? SORRY CHARLIE! Cause/Effect Text?? HOT DOG!! You Rock! Sequence Text?? Think Harder!! Compare/Contrast?? ARE YOU KIDDING ME? Now You’re Getting Good! A pencil and a pen are alike in most /


Writing Review Get out paper for notes and your standards tracker.

 Purpose-What is the reason for writing? What are you trying to get your audience to understand? Expository/analysis - writing informative and explanatory texts to examine and convey ideas and information clearly Persuasive - writing opinions on topics or texts and supporting a point of view /s Not You, It’s Me” by Annie Murphy Paul and“The Secret to Raising Smart Kids by Carol S. Dweck. After you have read the texts, write an essay that analyzes how Dweck and Paul each use and refine the meaning of the/


Strategies A Reference You Can Use for Lesson Plans Many of these strategies are from: Sturtevant, E.G., and Linek, W.M. Content Literacy: An Inquiry-based.

“ Why do you think so? ” Always have students provide supporting information from the text, and if the class agrees, modify the hypotheses on the board. For kids who read more quickly—have them jot their ideas down on the blank paper they / model to better depict the structure of what they learned. For younger students or students not used to creating graphic organizers, consider sharing graphic organizers designed to reflect expository text structure (some will be demonstrated in later slides). Then create/


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