Expository Writing:


Unit 1:  Setting up the writers notebook.   

What do writers write about

Using R.A.P.P to answer questions

Topic Sentences and Supporting Details


Unit 2:  Writing as a process:

6 Traits of Writing:  Ideas and Content, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, and Conventions

Editing and Proofreading

Adding sensory details


Unit 3:  Good writing grammar and traits

Subject and Predicate

Types of Sentences:  Exclamatory, Interogative, Declarative, Imperative

Identify parts of speech:  noun, verb, adjective, adverb, pronouns, prepostions

Structure and Organization:  Paragraphs