The form of writing is the actual shape it takes. For example, explanatory writing could take the form of a how-to or comparison-contrast. The resources below focus on a specific form. Click a resource to find out more.
Write on Course 20-20
Text Structures Revealed
7 Graphic Organizers for Critical Thinking
Inquire Elementary Teacher's Guide
Inquire High School Teacher's Guide
Inquire Middle School Teacher's Guide
Inquire High School
Inquire Middle School
Student Writing Model
Save the Elephants
This essay opens with a brief explanation of a case in which a herd of elephants is spared from death, but then goes on to explain how that is not typical—that, in fact, elephants are headed toward extinction. Michelle, the author, clearly establishes the main causes and effects of the problem before suggesting possible solutions.