Expository Writing & Embedded Grammar Instruction (4th-8th Grades)

$30.00

(9 Hours) Teaching writing to your students as an embedded component of your curriculum is sometimes a challenge with so many diverse student needs. But, with a well- planned and structured lesson design you can teach the components of an expository essay and support your students in improving their essay writing.  In this course, you will learn methods for teaching writing skills for expository essays in the 4th through 8th grade classroom. You will learn the entire writing process, from crafting a prompt and purpose for writing, to teaching planning, supporting student writing, and addressing essay improvements through revising and editing. This is an ideal course for new or aspiring teachers that need ideas for structuring writing lessons for student growth and is a great refresher course for experienced teachers that might benefit from additional strategies or resources to complement their current lessons.Teaching writing to your students as an embedded component of your curriculum is sometimes a challenge with so many diverse student needs. But, with a well- planned and structured lesson design you can teach the components of an expository essay and support your students in improving their essay writing.  In this course, you will learn methods for teaching writing skills for expository essays in the 4th through 8th grade classroom. You will learn the entire writing process, from crafting a prompt and purpose for writing, to teaching planning, supporting student writing, and addressing essay improvements through revising and editing. This is an ideal course for new or aspiring teachers that need ideas for structuring writing lessons for student growth and is a great refresher course for experienced teachers that might benefit from additional strategies or resources to complement their current lessons.

You will learn:

  • Five different expository essay structures with examples: descriptive, cause and effect, problem and solution, compare and contrast, and sequential.
  • The stages of writing, from drafting and planning through revising and editing
  • How to conduct effective individual writing conferences
  • How to teach grammar through embedded lessons
  • How to assess expository essays, and how to use that data to drive your instruction and support your students
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(9 Hours) In this course, you will learn methods for teaching writing skills for expository essays in the 4th through 8th grade classroom.  Teaching writing to your students as an embedded component of your curriculum is sometimes a challenge with so many diverse student needs. But, with a well- planned and structured lesson design you can overcome this challenge and support your students in improving their essay writing.

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