Ch 17: ISTEP+ Grade 8 ELA: Expository Writing Strategies

About This Chapter

Make sure your students are ready for the ISTEP+ Grade 8 ELA exam by having them use this engaging chapter that covers the details of expository writing. It is effective at helping the students learn and review material quickly for the test.

ISTEP+ Grade 8 ELA: Expository Writing Strategies - Chapter Summary

Students who refer to the lessons in this chapter will examine components of expository writing for the test. They will also study these topics:

  • Definition and types of expository text
  • Types and characteristics of expository essays
  • Supporting details
  • Using examples and evidence to support a piece of writing

The video lessons are interactive, so students will have fun while studying for the exam. In each video, there are video tags located at the bottom. Students who click on these tags instantly move to a specific part in the video. This helps them quickly revisit topics that they need to study more. Lesson transcripts are also available, helping your students review key terms for the test.

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