Susan Midlarsky

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Writing How-To Essays & Site Updates



One of my pursuits this summer, when I wasn’t as active on this blog, was writing step-by-step articles on Projects included everything from a camp shower enclosure to a 35-cent book weight.

This type of writing, the how-to essay, is great for students to practice order words (first, next, then, finally), as well as to understand how to organize their work so it makes sense. See an example of a second-grade student’s how-to essay here.

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