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Expository Essay

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Nikki Cristobal

on 19 September 2013

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Expository Essay
You don't know?
You seriously don't know?
*sigh*
Fine. I'll tell you.
By definition...
An expository essay is a genre of essay that requires an individual to investigate an idea, evaluate evidence, expound on the idea, and set forth an argument concerning that idea in a clear and concise manner.
WOAH.
What in the world is that?
WHAAAAAAT?!!
EXPOSITORY WRITING
Expository writing is a type of writing where the purpose is to explain, inform, or even describe.
From what I know
An expository essay is a type of
essay which explains certain ideas via facts.
ENGLISH 10
Submitted by:
Stephanie Nicole M. Cristobal
AC3
It should be based on facts
and facts alone.
NO OPINIONS.
Nobody cares
about what you
think.
OPINIONS
FACTS
Clearly state your thesis
Keep your ideas organized
Carefully choose your words
Construct your sentences properly
How to write an effective
expository essay:
Don't get too wordy
End your essay with something powerful
Start your essay with something interesting
REMEMBER:
AWESOMELY CONSTRUCTED ESSAYS WOULD CAPTURE THE READER'S ATTENTION
Techniques
> Show. Don't just tell
> Paraphrase relevant stories and/or facts
> Organization varies
> Address separate aspects of the topic in different paragraphs
> Elaborate on key components
> Support the main idea of each paragraph with specific details and examples
> Proofread
WRITING PROCESS
Prewriting
Drafting
Revising
Editing
Publishing
THAT'S ABOUT IT!
FOLLOW THE GIVEN TIPS
AND YOU'LL BE WRITING LIKE A PRO!
PREWRITING
* Brainstorm
* Research
* Take notes
* Create an outline
DRAFTING
* The most important sentence in the introductory paragraph is the topic sentence.
* Each of the body paragraphs should cover separate points.
* The concluding paragraph should support the thesis.
* Write in third person
REVISING
* Review
* Modify
* Reorganize
EDITING
* Proofread
* Correct grammatical errors
* Edit to improve style

PUBLISH
* Share your essay
* Ask for feedback
CLEAR

CONCISE

DEFINED
The essay's structure
is being held by the following:
...statements
CLEAR
Your essay is easy to perceive
CONCISE
Be brief but make it comprehensive
DEFINED
It should present the topic of your paper
Would you continue reading a book with a terrible first page?

OR

Would you still watch the entire movie if the first 10 minutes is the film was horrid?


I'm sure I wouldn't.
SO, CAPTURE YOUR READERS' ATTENTION AND
DON'T BORE THEM!

Start your essay with puns, quotation, question, etc. Make sure you keep them interested!
Thank you for reading!

END
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