30+ Expository Writing Activities that Work! Argumentative, Informative, and Narrative
Aligns to Common Core Standards
The frustration of trying to help struggling writers is over! This step-by-step writing book is specifically designed to assist you in leading students out of the writing rut of the same old mistakes to find a new confidence in informative, persuasive-argumentation, and personal narrative essays. Thirty-four activities are included with examples, and topics aimed specifically at the middle school grades. This book also includes notes for the basics of expository and narrative writing, and the writing process, as well as simplified activities for editing and revising student writing.
©2014, English. Middle school. Reproducible.113 pages,
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Print Book: Spiral-bound. 8 x 11 inches.
About the Author
Kristina Janeway is a Pre-AP, GT, and PSAT/Pre-AP English teacher at Terra Vista Middle School in Lubbock, Texas. In her 21-year career, Kristina has had 19 years of experience working with gifted and talented students, as well as Pre-AP, AP, and full-inclusion students in the West Texas area. She has written curriculum for grades seven through twelve, designed an academic vocabulary course for the high school, designed a Pre-AP/PSAT English course for eighth graders, designed a SAT/ACT course for seventh graders in the Duke University Talent Search Program, and designed the seventh and eighth grade GT course.
Kristina completed a master’s degree in Education Administration and holds a Principal’s Certificate. Kristina was the recipient of the Frank and Nancy Newton’s Excellence in Education Award from the Beaumont Foundation in 2010, and the Panhandle South Plains TAGT Teacher of the Year Award for 2014.