Lesson Title & Subject(s): Expository writing, My Special Recipe
Topic or Unit of Study: Expository paragraph
Instructional Setting: The class overhead, and interactive whiteboard is front middle of the classroom. The student’s desks are in groups of four shaped as a square. The teachers desk is in the back of the classroom.
There are 28 students in the class, 8 ELL students, 1 physically disabled student, 2 students with ADHD, 1 gifted students, and 2 students that write well above grade level.
STANDARDS AND OBJECTIVES
Your State Core Curriculum/Student Achievement Standard(s): CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.2
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Expository Writing has been a very successful and informative course for me. I fully understand all of the concepts learned, such as the rhetorical precise and the PIE format, and I also feel like I have a much better understanding of how to write more professionally. I realized that I actually enjoy writing when I write professionally, and when it’s about a topic that I am passionate about or have researched extensively. Before this class, I was an average writer, but now I feel much more…
In high school, I was an average writer. Throughout the four years, my writing and reading skills vaguely improved. There were times where I did not comprehend what the English teachers were discussing about. It was difficult to understand what they were asking me to write about. As a writer, I would take hours thinking about how to begin a paragraph or what it should be about. I am an extraordinary reading, but when it comes to writing, my writing skills and language skills aren’t the best. I…
A. Thesis Statement
Attending school as an adult, and maintaining a source of employment can be a daunting task, as many adults who had to delay their college education must know. One of the most challenging aspects of adult life consists of learning how to adjust accordingly to the rigors of life at home as well as the workplace. Failure to do so can lead to a life of complete disarray, stress, illness and exhaustion.
II. Body Paragraph #1 – Topic…
A. People all over the world have been getting a jolt of energy from a cup of coffee or tea in the morning for hundreds of years, so getting that jolt in a little can seems to make sense, right?
B. The desire for a powerful energy drink can lead to a lot of misinformation.
C. There is a lot of misinformation about energy drinks in regards to they speed up your metabolism, help you with your workout, mixing these drinks with alcohol, and the effects on your…
The human body contains various structures and organs that allow regulations and maintenance of homeostasis. Foundation is built through the framework of the skeletal system, motion is possible due to the muscular system humans have and other body systems that allow humans to perform daily actions. All of this anatomical structures are possible due to the two main controlling system found in the body; the nervous system and endocrine system. The nervous system can be…
“Everything has changed, except our way of thinking.” - Albert Einstein
Data are a vital organizational resource that needs to be managed like other important business assets. Today’s business enterprises cannot survive or succeed without quality data about their internal operations and external environment. This growth drives corporations to analyze every bit of information that is extracted from huge data warehouses for competitive advantage. This has turned the data storage…
Part A. To create an excellent lesson plan on expository writing, I must self regulate my learning process, beginning in the forethought my setting a goal for my task. My goal is to construct an organized step-by-step process to help my students write an effective expository essay to the best of their abilities. To do this I have to begin with strategic planning, including different activities or models to help my students visualize or understand the goal of their essay. I will also need to…
includes their own experiences when
writing a narrative type story. The author may also write an informative type story that does not
include themselves. A author may write a expository type story that doesn’t include them self, it
is an explanatory style story. A descriptive style of story or essay writing is usually used in the
news media(,) and the author never speaks of themselves in such style of stories. Persuasive style
writing is used a lot of times in advertisement in which most…
When I signed up for the Dual Enrollment English class, I wanted to develop
new skills and gain more knowledge about how to write a presentable paper. Many
students who took the class before told me it would be a lot of work and that it was
not worth taking. I still took the course and I do not regret it. With the number of
papers I wrote this year, I have many pieces I can take to college with me, and use as
references for future writings. Before this year I did not know how to write in…