How to Write an Explanatory Text, 1st Edition

  • Sara Howell
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  • ISBN-10: 1477731512
  • ISBN-13: 9781477731512
  • DDC: 808.02
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 4th Grade
  • 24 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Give readers a leg up in the writing of family biographies, history and animal reports, and other explanatory tests. This guide is full of suggestions on where to start your research, how to structure a text, and how to present information clearly. It even includes chapters on incorporating illustrations and graphic organizers and on using technology to write, edit, and distribute your work. An excellent addition to any library.

Features and Benefits

  • Glossary, Index, Pronunciation Guide, Sidebars, Web Sites.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What is an Explanatory Text?.
2: Introducing Your Topic.
3: Facts, Definitions, and Details.
4: Ready for Research.
5: Grouping Information.
6: Picture This!.
7: Linking Ideas.
8: Wrap It Up.
9: Put Technology to Work.
10: Mastering Skills.