Expository Essay Assignment Sheet_1 (1) - Exposition is a type of oral or written discourse that is used to explain describe give information or inform

Expository Essay Assignment Sheet_1 (1) - Exposition is a...

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Exposition is a type of oral or written discourse that is used to explain, describe, give information, or inform. The creator of an expository text cannot assume that the reader or listener has prior knowledge or prior understanding of the topic that is being discussed. One important point to keep in mind for the author is to try to use words that clearly show what they are talking about rather than blatantly telling the reader what is being discussed. Since clarity requires strong organization, one of the most important mechanisms that can be used to improve 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 an expository essay in which you explain, describe or give 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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  • Spring '17
  • Leigh Porter
  • Sociology, Writing, High school students, expository writing, strong parent-led campaign, real face-to-face interaction

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