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Expository Writing – Prompts – Lesson 2 – Exceptional Expository

Expository Writing – Prompts – Lesson 2 – Exceptional Expository

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Writing, Writing Essays, Writing Expository

The more practice your students have with reading and understanding expository writing prompts, the less intimidated they will be on test day! This lesson provides an overview of everything your students will need to know about the language used in a formal expository writing prompt!

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This resource includes:

  • 20-page PowerPoint slideshow (“Expository Writing Prompts”) which covers the following topics:
    • What is a writing prompt?
    • What are terms associated with expository writing?
    • What are the parts of an expository writing prompt?
  • Guided Notes that allow students to follow along with the slideshow and record information. These notes can be saved as a reference throughout the rest of the unit. There are two note-taking pages included with this lesson:
    • Lesson 2 Notes- students will be actively involved as they seek out information while watching the presentation
    • Label A Writing Prompt- students use what they learned to label the parts of a prompt, and explain what the prompt is asking them to write about

Want a closer look? Lesson 1 of this unit is FREE and formatted exactly like this lesson! Click here to download.

Please note: this resource was made to address the Florida B.E.S.T. standards, however, the information within is applicable for anyone who is teaching expository writing. 3 editable slides are included for you to tailor the PowerPoint to your state/district needs.

Please email me at [email protected] if you have any questions about this resource! I want you to feel confident you are spending money on something that will benefit your classroom and your students.



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