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Learning Exercise: Expository Writing with NASA Material

Title:
Expository Writing with NASA Material
Material:
Description:
I use this in my adult ESL Level 4 course to teach history and expository or informational 5-paragraph essays.
Course: ESL LEVEL 4

Info

Submitted by:
Dr. Troy Tenhet Ed.D.
Date Last Modified:
October 14, 2006

Exercise

1. Preteach a graphic organizer method like the semantic web, outline, or t-chart. 2. Introduce the website and show students how to navigate through the links. 3. Model note taking strategies. 4. Choose the highlights. 5. Write the rough draft. 6. Peer edit among the groups. 7. Publish final drafts. 8. Orally present and open for questions.
Additional Information: www.google.com

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Topics

This is for Language Arts and it is specifically a writing assignment.

Requirements

Must be able to write in the English language. Must be able to read English text. Following directions and the ability to peer edit will be helpful here.

Learning Objectives

To be able to write 5 paragraph expository and informational essays.

Assessment

Do this by way of rubric.
Assessment URL: http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php

Technical Notes

Some students may choose to type this so you will need a word processor like Microsoft Word or Appleworks.