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!
Bell Ringers - Common Core - Expository Writing Prompts
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.
This product includes an Expository Graphic Organizer for planning a five-paragraph essay as well as a guide to brainstorming an essay. These materials are ideal for students beginning the process of expository writing. The graphic organizer breaks the planning process down into an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion.