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Expository Writing

††††††††† Giving directions, explaining an idea or term, comparing one thing to another, and explaining how to do something are all forms of expository writing.

 

††††††††† Suggestions (cause and effect)

        Start with one cause and lead to one effect.

        Start with one cause and lead to several effects.

        Start with several causes and lead to one effect.

        Start with several causes and lead to several effects.

        Start with one cause that leads to one effect, which in tern becomes a cause which leads to another effect, and so on. The result is a chain of events.

 

 

Writing Prompt

†††††† Imagine that you are a chef teaching a cooking class. Write an expository essay informing your students about the process of creating your favorite food.

 

††††††††† When making your favorite food such as ramen noodles your going to need a pot, a stove and a fork (As well as the bag of ramen with flavoring). First you fill the pot up with water about 3/4th the way full, if you let it boil before adding the ramen it will take about 5 to 7 minutes to boil. After it starts to boil add the noodles and let sit for about 2 to 3 minutes or until soft. When it gets soft, if itís the way your desire then poor into a bowl. After you poor it add the seasoning that was in the ramen package to start off with mix it and enjoy.