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“handout: elements of an expository essay” the key components and techniques listed below will help you prepare for and organize information for writing your expository essay key components of an expository essay • expository writing defines and explains • introductory or lead paragraph invites the reader to explore. Essay writing pack london metropolitan university the academic essay is the most commonly used form of academic writing this pack goes through the process of topic sentence conclusion worksheet 1 spend a few minutes thinking about your own work and feedback, then answer the following questions :-.
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Essay handout 1 spring 2015 writing workshop soc 463/663 melanie tannenbaum, ma key elements that distinguish a great student paper 1 opens introductory paragraph with a compelling “hook” 2 presents a specific and unique thesis 3 answers the “so what” question about the larger. Structure of a general expository essay the following maps a commonly used structure for many academic essays use this outline to guide you as you compose your own argument, research or even descriptive essay opening sentence start your paper with a general statement about your topic that catches the reader's.