Mode: Explanatory Writing
The mode of writing describes the purpose of the writer. For example, writing that informs or explains is in the explanatory mode. Writing that tells a story is in the narrative mode. The resources below focus on a specific mode. Click a resource to find out more.
Writing: Now how do I get out of this one?
Assign this prompt to spark students' creativity.
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Inquire High School
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Writing Descriptions That "Show" Instead of "Tell"
Teach students to use sensory details.