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Follow these easy steps to teaching expository writing.

How to Teach Expository Writing

Ready to teach expository writing? Here are the steps to get your students from the beginning to the end of the writing process. Before your students jump into expository writing, make sure they understand what it is. What is expository writing? Whether you refer to it as expository or informative writing, expository texts explain. They […] Read more…

Need mentor texts to help your students understand memoir writing? Here is a list of 13 texts you can share to get them started.

How to use memoirs as mentor texts

Memoirs mentor texts are perfect for teaching students this genre. The perfect place to start when you want them to write their own memoirs. What is a memoir? It’s important to understand the definition of a memoir. The root of the word sounds like “memory,” and that helps students understand what it is: The personal […] Read more…