Expository Writing

Expository Writing

Expository Prompts

Important Social Issues

Brainstorm a list of important social issues that you may want the president Obama to address concerning shchool. Topics can be similiar to school rules, lunch menu, sports dress codes etc.  Choose one topic that is most important to you and draft a letter to the president.

 Characteristics of expository writing:

  • focus on main topic
  • logical supporting facts
  • details, explanations, and examples
  • strong organization
  • clarity
  • unity and coherence
  • logical order
  • smooth transitions
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    The Expository Essay

    This site explains and offers examples of the different kinds of expository writing.

    Expository Writing Resources

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