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1 Hey we’re gonna take Cornell Notes!
Expository Writing Hey we’re gonna take Cornell Notes!

2 What is Expository Writing?
Expository is writing to explain. Expository writing seeks to inform, explain, clarify, define or instruct.

3 What are examples of Expository Writing?
letters, newsletters, definitions, instructions, guidebooks, catalogues, newspaper articles, magazine articles, manuals, pamphlets, reports and research papers

4 What are 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

5 Types of Expository Writing
Sequence - The author lists items or events in numerical or chronological order. cooking instructions driving directions instructions on performing a task a review of an historical event an analysis

6 Types of Expository Writing
Descriptive Essay - The author describes a topic by listing characteristics, features, and examples The author tries to relate to the reader through senses and convey a mental image

7 Types of Expository Writing
COMPARISON – Author explains how things are alike or different CAUSE AND EFFECT – The author lists one or more causes and the resulting effect or effects PROBLEM SOLVING - The author states a problem and lists one or more solutions for the problem

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