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Expository Composition

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on 20 October 2014

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Miss Wetzel
Expository Composition
So let's check out that paper!
What must be present in the essay?
What makes up a Thesis?
NOW GO SCORE A POINT 4!!!!!!!
THESIS REVIEW!
What is Expository Writing?
THESIS? What's a Thesis?
Read it!

Write on your paper:
-
Tell me what you could have done better.
-Do you have a Thesis?
-Did you stick to the prompt?
Introduction with thesis

Body with Support

Conclusion
Subject = my topic
Remember SORT!
Good Luck STAAR Stars!!!!!
Expository writing or informs. It answers the reader's basic question about a topic:
it tells readers specifically
what you plan to write
about in your paper.

A thesis statement usually
takes a side
or
expresses a specific feeling or feature
of your subject.

your thesis statement should explain to the reader
what he or she will learn
in your essay
EXPLAINS
W
HO?
WHAT?
WHERE?
WHEN?
WHY?
HOW?
An Expository Essay
"EXPOSES"
the reader to a new topic; it informs the reader with details, descriptions, or explanations of a subject.
Opinion = on the subject
Reasons =
EXPLAIN
why you have that opinion
Miss Wetzel, show a couple examples!!!!
Thesis Practice!
Subject:
Music
"I think
pop music
is fun to sing to and dance to
because
it always seems upbeat and exciting."
Let's work one together!
Subject:
Video Games
STAAR Prompt Practice!
Write an essay explaining whether people should be more concerned about others than about themselves.

Write an essay explaining whether a person should be rewarded for their participation.
S
ubject +
O
pinion +
R
easons =
T
hesis
Your thesis statement is the
foundation
of your
"POWER HOUSE"
paper!
What kind of SUPPORT do I use?
Don't make it up!
Use examples of stories of books you've read:
Worked Together- George and Lennie-Of Mice and Men.
Use people you have learn about in science or social studies:
Worked Alone- Madame Curie, Alexander Bell, Thomas Edison
Now let's fix it!!!!
Prep YOURSELF for the TEST!
Go to bed

EARLY
!
Dream about
Expository = EXPLAIN
!
DRESS for
SUCCESS
!
Wake up early enough to
EAT BREAKFAST
!
-bring some snacks!
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