Hello, writers and teachers,
You've done a fantastic job with the personal narrative, congratulations!
Our next big task is the expository essay, but we'll work on the hamburger paragraph first, so you can get a solid grasp of the basic topic - support - conclusion structure.
First, review the document on different types of paragraphs:
Your assignment for this week is to plan and write the first draft of an expository paragraph. Here's your prompt:
Middle school is quite different from elementary school. Write a well-developed paragraph (8-14 sentences long) where you explain how your life has changed now that you are in middle school.
1- Start your paragraph with a strong topic sentence,
2- follow it with three supporting elaborated details, and
3- end it with a reflective closing statement.
Use the following graphic organizers to help you plan your paragraph and write your first draft:
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