Thursday, December 8, 2011

Organization of Expository Prose

Question: How can teachers of elementary school children help them to understand the structure of expository prose?

Answer: Put expository articles from children’s magazines on poster board, Cut the articles apart, paragraph by paragraph, then have the children put them in order and discuss their reasons for doing so.

Comment: It’s never too young to learn how to write exposition. RayS.

Title: “Cut Apart Prose.” C Porter. Reading Teacher (November 1987), 229.

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