Expository (Grades PK-2)

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Course Description

In this PK-2 Expository course, teachers will dive into expository foundations. The course will begin with thorough prompt analysis, focusing on the difference in thesis writing depending on the three types of WHY prompts. Participants will experience introductions, brainstorming, organizing of thoughts/ideas, developing thoughts/ideas, and HAT conclusions. Through tactile-kinesthetic games and activities, participants will leave with a solid Expository foundation, a variety of strategies, and graphic organizers that will help their students succeed in both assesments and life-time writing.

Key concepts covered include:

  • Introductions
  • Brainstorming
  • OCTO
  • I-Write Manipulative
  • Procedural Writing
  • Classificatory Writing
  • Rubric
  • Persuasive Writing