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The Purpose is to explain how something works or why something happens<br />
Write in second person<br />Write in third person<br />using words like<br />using words like<br /><ul><li> She
 Her
 He
His
Their
Him
Them
They
It   </li></ul>You<br />
They ate crayfish last week at the birthday party.<br />She is going to eat her lunch now. <br />Games<br />He was in the ...
Write a title <br />Write an introduction<br />Write a question or a brief description<br />Use second or third person<br ...
Important<br />Points in order<br />When the clouds get heavy the droplets are forced together and they get bigger and hea...
So rain falls from the sky when the tiny droplets have become too heavyto stay as a cloud.<br />Conclusion<br />Could incl...
Other words for ‘and’<br />Either<br />Before<br />After<br />When <br />While<br />Until <br />Although<br />Since<br />E...
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How to write Excellent Explanations

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How to write Excellent Explanations

  1. 1. The Purpose is to explain how something works or why something happens<br />
  2. 2. Write in second person<br />Write in third person<br />using words like<br />using words like<br /><ul><li> She
  3. 3. Her
  4. 4. He
  5. 5. His
  6. 6. Their
  7. 7. Him
  8. 8. Them
  9. 9. They
  10. 10. It </li></ul>You<br />
  11. 11. They ate crayfish last week at the birthday party.<br />She is going to eat her lunch now. <br />Games<br />He was in the classroom yesterday.<br />He is not here now. <br />
  12. 12. Write a title <br />Write an introduction<br />Write a question or a brief description<br />Use second or third person<br />Use present tense<br />Use technical language<br />How does rain fall<br />How does rain fall from the sky? Rain falls from clouds that are made of tiny droplets of water.<br />Introduction<br />
  13. 13. Important<br />Points in order<br />When the clouds get heavy the droplets are forced together and they get bigger and heavier and fall to the ground.<br />The cool water droplets gather together and form clouds.<br />Water droplets are formed when moisture evaporates from the earth.<br />Water comes from warm air that rises from the ground.<br />
  14. 14. So rain falls from the sky when the tiny droplets have become too heavyto stay as a cloud.<br />Conclusion<br />Could include…<br />A summary<br />A comment about its use<br />A recommendation<br />
  15. 15. Other words for ‘and’<br />Either<br />Before<br />After<br />When <br />While<br />Until <br />Although<br />Since<br />Even if<br />Because<br />Not only<br />Nor<br />But also<br />once<br />But<br />Or <br />So<br />As<br />As if<br />As long as<br />Neither<br />Games<br />
  16. 16. Learned<br />Seeing<br />Hopped<br />Showed<br />Replied<br />raced<br />Jumped<br />Ran<br />Talked<br />Listened<br />thought<br />Game<br />
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  18. 18. Explanation rubric<br />
  19. 19. Publishing <br />Examples<br />
  20. 20. Use Word, add a frame, WordArt heading and a graphic<br />
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  22. 22. Use the transfer<br />Button in Inspiration<br />
  23. 23. wordle.net/create<br />

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