Presentations text content in Expository Writing vs Personal Narrative Writing
Personal Narrative WritingSlide2
Quick look at each:
Retell about a life eventHook reader Connect to prompt in lead and conclusionMust remember life event well enough that writer can give detailsEvent should be important, meaningful, memorable
Purpose is to explain a topic
State your opinions and defend them
Use life experiences
What you have read
What you have seen
What you have discovered through movies, music, the news, and historySlide3
is informational writing that explains by using details, examples, descriptions, definitions, persuasion, and reasoning.
Expository Writing Explains by using
a mixture or composite
It is anSlide5
At least 3 paragraphs:Beginning (hook and connection to prompt)Middle (event frame by frame)End (conclusion with reflection)
(hook and state opinion on topic)
(reasons for your opinion with supporting evidence to explain/show why you believe what you do)
(restate belief in different words and give a final thought/statement or quote on subject)Slide6
KEY TO A GREAT ESSAY
Make sure you are writing to the given PROMPT You put the CONNECTION in the LEAD REFLECTION included in CONCLUSIONEXPOSITORY:MAKE SURE IT IS BASED ON WHAT YOU TRULY KNOW AND UNDERSTAND! Don’t try to talk about topic you don’t really “get” but you hear adults say BLAH, BLAH, BLAH on the topic, so you repeat it.Slide7
Point of View used:
First person only! It is a retelling of writer’s life event.Writer must use “I”, “me”, “we”, “our” pronouns.Expository:Can be told in 1st
the following quotation.
A famous businessman once said, “Players win games; teams win championships.”
carefully about the following statement.
Sometimes you can accomplish good things by yourself but better things with other people.
an essay explaining whether it is better to work by yourself or with a group.
Expository Prompt Page:
Writer must make a choice of what side to defend