In an essay of 1,250-1,500 words, discuss and present the following:
Define expository text.
Discuss expository text as it applies to a middle-school content-area classroom.
What are the advantages of using expository text?
What are the disadvantages of using only expository text?
Propose five uses for expository text to promote comprehension and learning in middle-school content- area classrooms.
Construct a graphic organizer for use with expository text within your practicum activities.
Support all of your ideas with citations from your readings. Use the GCU eLibrary for additional peer-reviewed articles that can be used in support of your content. Cite a minimum of five academic sources.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.