Expository Introduction

Expository Introduction

Intro to Expository Writing The Truth is Stranger Than Fiction What are we doing today? What is an Expository Essay? Purpose: to present important info about a specific

subject/topic. Writing to: INFORM EXPLAIN Expository Essay Top Flap Expository Writing EXAMPLES Essays News

Articles Non-Fiction Books Textbooks Classroom notes e k Ma a ! n

pla BODY O U T L I N E Expository vs. Narrative No

I, me, myself, my, we characters No setting No story unless it is a concrete detail in your essay Focus is to

INTRODUCTION HOOK BRIDGE STATEMENT THESIS STATEMENT Hook the reader to get their attention Bridge the gap between the hook and thesis.

(1 super-clear, super-focused ROCKSTAR sentence that states your purpose) Its your road map! topic + position+ reason/method Possible BS: SSQ MAD S urprising fact or statement: S uspense: Ex: According to a recent New York Times poll, 43% of pilots

admit to falling asleep during a flight. Ex: His head was aching and his legs were pacing back and forth as he tried to make the most difficult decision of his life. Possible BS: SSQ MAD Q uotation (from a book, famous person, song, or

movie) Ex: Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, The time is always right to do whats right. Ex: You cant always get what you want is not just true in a song; its true in life. M etaphor or simile Ex: The brain is a dam waiting to burst.

Ex: Pursuing a dream is like running in a race with no finish line. Possible BS: SSQ MAD A necdote Ex: A woman, tan and leathery, stood at the corner holding a cardboard sign, asking for an ounce of humanity. D ialogue

Ex: Dont you walk out that door, he screamed as she decided to walk away from years of abuse. Section 1 Hook Section 2 BRIDGE Section 3 THESIS Practice writing a thesis statement with the following prompt: Write an essay explaining what it means to be a survivor.

**Remember to label Topic, Position, and Reason. Sample Hook, Bridge, and Thesis Prompt: Write an essay explaining what it means to be courageous. Hook: John Wayne once said, Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway. Bridge: Since then, this iconic man has inspired many to do what they have always feared. Thesis: Being courageous means standing up for your beliefs no matter how frightening, in order to make progress. Practice writing a solid introduction with the following prompt:

Write an essay explaining what it means to be a survivor. **Remember to use your foldable to create a good hook, bridge, and thesis. Section 4 TOPIC SENTENCE Section 5 TRANSITIONS Section 6 CONCRETE DETAILS History

Wars Presidents/ candidates Movements (civil rights, MLK, Rosa Parks, Malcom X, BLM,

marriage equality, womens rights) Natural disasters Documents (Bill of rights, constitution, Declaration of Independence) Laws Genocide Court Cases

Experience/Events Literature/ Media

School events 911 ISIS Trump Hurricanes Protests (DACA, social injustice, Planned Parenthood) Immigration Graduation

Olympics and sporting events Quinceera Shootings/mass murder (Las Vegas, Columbine, Sandy Hook) Weddings/funerals/ births Speeches Personal experiences

The Giver The Most Dangerous Game Anthem Romeo & Juliet A Sound of Thunder The Necklace Night Bronx Masquerade Still I Rise Greed News/articles

Poetry Movies Television (Reality shows/game shows, drama, educational) The Bible Pop Culture

Music Sports Social media (Twitter, Instagram, Gofundme) Technology (video games, computers,

hand-held devices, advancement in medicine) Fashion/shoes/ brands Celebrities Whats trending Art/artists (street art) Section 7 COMMENTARY CONCLUDING STATEMENT

Section 8 ESSAY STRUCTURE & SAMPLE ESPOSITORY ESSAY Section 8 Use a glue stick to paste this on the back of your foldable. I was NICE and didnt make you copy it down. Youre welcome

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