To kick off the expository research process piece, I am going to begin with Writing a Suspenseful Riddle – Arctic Animal. The riddle lessons are featured in Empowering Writers January Lessons of the Month for grades 2-4 and grades 5-8. If you are a k-1 teacher, make sure to check out the k-1 writing lesson on stretching out the middle of a story! Click the links to download this month’s lesson!
I’ll be recapping each step of the way so you can see how this process piece unfolds over the next few weeks. Take a look below at the finished samples of this super fun research project and please email me with any questions, comments, or student samples of your own!
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1st grade student sample
2nd grade student sample
6th grade student sample