Teaching Expository and Persuasive Texts

  • Subject(s): ELA & Reading
  • Grade Range: 5 - 12
  • Release date: 08-02-2016
  • Tags: writing, Write for Texas, teaching expository and persuasive texts, persuasive texts, formal writing, expository texts, summaries, expository essays, essays, persuasive essasys


This resource presents instructional writing practices that support content-area learning with specific strategies for teaching the thinking skills, processes, and knowledge needed to effectively write a variety of expository and persuasive texts in English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Some of the content is from the Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies: Focus on Writing professional development.


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