Writing (Trimester 2)

  • writing    Expository Writing Checklist

     Introduction:
         1. Did you use four to five sentences to introduce the topic?
         2. Is your topic stated clearly?

     Body:
         1. Do you have a paragraph for each idea?
         2. Did you use transition words to lead into new paragraphs?
         3. Are you using precise vocabulary?
         4. Are you backing up (supporting) details with facts/definitions and citing all sources properly?

     Conclusion:
         1. Did you restate your topic idea? (Concluding statement)
         2. Did you finish with an ending that leaves the reader satisfied and thinking about a new topic?

     Overall:
         1. Does your writing inform the reader about your topic?
         2. Did you use informing details, facts and logic?
         3. Have you left readers with good information?

Last Modified on January 22, 2020