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Title: The Expository Essay


1
The Expository Essay
  • Your new best friend!
  • Class Participation/Notes Section
  • 1/15/09 Expository Essay Notes P

2
What is Expository?
  • Inform
  • Explain
  • Examine
  • Discuss
  • Interpret
  • Please translate all of the above before
    tomorrow!

3
Key Vocabulary
  • Topic
  • Thesis
  • Claim
  • Evidence
  • Bias
  • Main idea you are writing about (from prompt)
  • One sentence that explains what your essay will
    be about
  • What you are showing/proving (in the thesis)
  • Examples that prove you are right
  • ?????? What the reader already believes

4
Sample Prompt
  • Think about innovations that have made vehicles
    safer such as seat belts and air bags.
  • Write an essay in which you describe a safety
    improvement that has helped to save lives.

5
Planning and Prewriting
  • Before your write your essay PLAN make an
    outline
  • Topic
  • Introduction
  • Body
  • Conclusion

6
Introduction
  • Background information from the prompt and what
    you already know
  • Example What do you know about the sample topic?
  • Thesis the main idea of your essay what you
    are trying to show readers
  • ExampleWrite a thesis for the sample prompt
  • main topic your focus idea thesis
    statement

7
Example Thesis
  • Topic Safety improvements in driving such as
    airbags and seatbelts
  • Focus Idea have saved many lives
  • Thesis Seatbelts and airbags have made great
    improvements in driving safety and have saved
    many lives.

8
Body
  • Topic sentence
  • Evidence to support ideas
  • Explanation of the evidence
  • Address the biases
  • Concluding Sentence

9
Conclusion
  • Review main points
  • Explain the significance of the topic and claim
  • Do not introduce new ideas or evidenc in the
    conclusion!
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