An explanation has a definition (what it is), components (what it’s made of), operation (how it works) and application (how it is used.)

Here are some links to information about explanations:
How to write excellent explanations
Writing Fun with Jenny Eather- Click on the Explanations link to find out more . . .

Want to find out about how teachers look at your work? Here are some examples of work that kids have done. We call them ‘exemplars’. What exemplar is most like your writing? How can you move up to the next level?


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