Published on February 1, 2009
The Purpose is to explain how something works or why something happens
Write in second person Write in third person using words like using words like She Her HeHisTheirHimThemTheyIt You
They ate crayfish last week at the birthday party. She is going to eat her lunch now. Games He was in the classroom yesterday. He is not here now.
Write a title Write an introduction Write a question or a brief description Use second or third person Use present tense Use technical language How does rain fall How does rain fall from the sky? Rain falls from clouds that are made of tiny droplets of water. Introduction
Important Points in order When the clouds get heavy the droplets are forced together and they get bigger and heavier and fall to the ground. The cool water droplets gather together and form clouds. Water droplets are formed when moisture evaporates from the earth. Water comes from warm air that rises from the ground.
So rain falls from the sky when the tiny droplets have become too heavyto stay as a cloud. Conclusion Could include… A summary A comment about its use A recommendation
Other words for ‘and’ Either Before After When While Until Although Since Even if Because Not only Nor But also once But Or So As As if As long as Neither Games
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Use Word, add a frame, WordArt heading and a graphic
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One of my colleagues, Vanessa Sheehan put me on to this great lesson from Jacqui Sharp on how to write an explanation text. I hope you enjoy it.
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