Presentation on theme: "Expository VS Persuasive. Lesson Goals Identify what types of writing are expository or narrative Learn the difference between expository and persuasive."— Presentation transcript:
Lesson Goals Identify what types of writing are expository or narrative Learn the difference between expository and persuasive writing
What is a narrative? Either fictional or non fictional, entertaining story that includes story elements with a beginning, middle, and end. Purpose is to entertain Education is a side effect
What is an expository essay? Non-fictional, informative composition that includes an intro, thesis, body, and conclusion and is used for educational purpose It is informative, factual, and has no story elements. Expository essay uses transitions that help the flow of the text It has a thesis statement telling the readers what the essay is about It is detailed, thorough, and fact based
Types of Writing in Both Genres NarrativeExpository Novels Story books Fairytales/folktales/fables Myths and legends Plays Poems and nursery rhymes Saga/Epic stories Comic books Diaries Possibly biographies/autobiographies Newspaper reports Documentaries Biographies/autobiographies Magazine articles Research reports Reviews Pamphlets/Brochures Summaries Textbooks
So…What’s the difference? ExpositoryPersuasive Purpose: to informPurpose: to convince others of the author’s opinion Thesis: tells you about the essayThesis: tells you about the author’s opinion UnbiasedBiased/has an opinion Provides factsProvides reasons for their opinions EducationalConvince others Neutral toneConvincing/enthusiastic/pleadin g No counterargumentsCounterarguments
Quiz Which thesis matches an expository (E) or persuasive (P)? 1. Although Cupertino has many outstanding middle schools, Miller Middle School has the highest STAR test scores. 2. Although Cupertino has many outstanding middle schools, Lawson Middle School is the best. 3. Despite the many organs in the human body, a person cannot live without the heart for three major reasons. 4. Despite the many organs in your body, the heart is the most important. 5. Although many people believe that heat is transferred in many different ways, there are only three types of heat transfer. 6. There are three types of heat transfer; however, conduction is the easiest way.