Expository text includes text found in newspapers, content area textbooks, magazines, brochures, and catalogs.
The purpose of expository text, also referred to as informational text, is to inform, describe and explain. To help your students with reading and understanding Expository Text, the table below contains quick links to our electronic databases and a variety of periodicals divided by subject and grade level. Just click on the links to open current magazines with full-text articles to help your students practice with informational writing.
EXPOSITORY READING LINKS FOR ELEMENTARY
National Geographic Explorer
Thematic issues containing articles, puzzles, projects and news in science for middle school students; seeds, plastics, toughing out winter, volcanoes.
Original articles of interest to a wide readership in the fields of North American, European, African, Asian, Australian and South American history that make a significant contribution in fact or interpretation selected by blind review.
An environmental magazine which provides information, news and commentary on environmental issues. Covers everything environmental, from rainforests to recycling and from the global village to our own backyards.
Authoritative articles on all sciences by scientists who do the research reported. Edited for the interested layman. Features science and the citizen, computer reactions, the amateur scientists, reviews of current books in science and bibliographies.
Macworld magazine keeps you abreast of the continuing computer developments being made by the Mac. Macintosh users can rely on Macworld's incisive product reviews, in-depth feature, articles, technical pointers, buying tips and Labs-based performance reports. With specialized updates on desktop publishing, graphics, connectivity and telecommunications.