For the Unit Two Paper:Surprising and revealing thesisSupportive expository writing in your bodyparagraphsExpository writing sets out to present ideas in aclear, straightforward, objective manner.SCHOLARLY ETHOS!!!
Expository Writing:Definition/ClassificationExemplification/IllustrationCause and EffectCompare and ContrastProcess Analysis
Definition/ClassificationPlacing the word/topicsubject and showinghow it differs from othermembers of its class--detail, analogy, andanswering the questionWHAT IS ______?
Exemplification/IllustrationA near inverse of Definition/ClassificationIt is the use of a particular member to explain ordramatize a type, thing, person…Must be a fair representation!
Cause and EffectSeems simplistic: A lead to BBe certain that A caused B; there arephilosophical and ethical implications at stake!It may be best to consider a number of causesfor one particular result or effect
Compare and ContrastIndicating similarity or difference between twothingsIdentify the terms of comparison or contrastIdentify the points of likeness or differencebetween the objects compared
Process AnalysisLogical sequencingMining for gold or writing a poemCentered around a central governing idea…like apoints to particulars support for an argument orthesisExplained step-by-step processHave the ability to predict what steps may follow…
Expectations for Unit 2Use these tactics of exposition when usingevidence to support your argument.Use them to give a deeper understanding orperhaps elucidate the complexity around aparticular topicEssential to the Unit 2 paper