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Presented by Beverly Dunaway. EXPOSITORY WRITING “EXPLAIN”. What is Expository Writing?. http://www.havefunteaching.com/songs-for-kids/writing/expository-writing-song. We use expository to explain Provides readers with information Use examples from your main idea

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what is expository writing
What is Expository Writing?
  • http://www.havefunteaching.com/songs-for-kids/writing/expository-writing-song
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We use expository to explain

  • Provides readers with information
  • Use examples from your main idea
  • Introduction ,Body ,and Conclusion
introduction
Introduction
  • Introduction should start with a discussion
  • Pull the reader in
  • Don’t forget the reasons or example to support the main idea
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Body
  • Each body focuses on topic
  • Use examples to prove it to the reader to support your main idea
  • Use details from your life or your research
conclusion
Conclusion
  • Restate your main idea
  • Go over each example
  • Leave reader with a feeling or a question
definitions
Definitions
  • Expository / Topic
  • Introduction
  • Body
  • Conclusion
  • Main Idea
  • Details
  • Reasons
  • Examples
how to write an introduction
How to write an Introduction
  • Expository Writing Introductions What are expository writers trying to accomplish in introductions?To tell the reader what they are writing about
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Introduction
  • To capture the readers attention
  • Introduction DON\'TS DO NOT introduce yourself as the author
  • DO NOT begin with "I am going to write to you about"Professional writers DO NOT do this!
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Introduction

Introduction DO\'S

1st Sentence: State your subject

  • 2nd Sentence: Tell how you feel about the subject
  • 3rd Sentence: State your 3 reasons
introduction example
Introduction Example
  • The one job around the house that I hate to do more than anything else is the garbage. Sometimes I wish that the garbage would just learn to take itself out. Taking the garbage out is such a horrible task because it stinks, it is sticky, and the dogs always carry it away.
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Conclusion
  • Expository Writing Conclusions What are expository writers trying to accomplish in conclusions? To sum the entire writing piece up
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Conclusion
  • Conclusion DO\'s 1st Sentence: Restate your subject
  • 2nd Sentence: Restate your reasons
  • 3rd Sentence: State a sentence about the future of the subject
conclusion example
Conclusion Example
  • Taking out the garbage is the worst household job in the world. No one should have to suffer through the smell, stickiness, or aggravation of the dogs. One day, I hope to be able to have a machine to carry it away for me.
expository paragraph
Expository Paragraph
  • Expository Writing Paragraph
  • A. Topic Sentence:
  • B. Detail 1:
  • C. Elaboration of Detail 1:
  • D. Detail 2:
  • E. Elaboration of Detail 2:
  • F. Concluding Sentence:
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