Exposition is a type of oral or written discourse that is used toexplain, describe, give information, or inform.The creator of an expository text cannot assume that the reader or listener has prior knowledge or priorunderstanding of the topic that is being discussed. One important point to keep in mind for the author is to tryto use words that clearly show what they are talking about rather than blatantly telling the reader what is beingdiscussed. Since clarity requires strong organization, one of the most important mechanisms that can be used toimprove our skills in exposition is to provide directions to improve the organization of the text.“What is Expository Writing?”Assignment (100 Points):Using one of the following prompts, write anexpository essayin which youexplain, describeorgive information.Prompts:1. There is a strong parent-led campaign in your city to curb down on homework assignments given to students. As a student,however, you feel homework is essential to promoting learning. Write a paper arguing your stand by giving specific examples and
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