Expository Text

English Language Arts, Grade 7

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Study Guide Expository Text English Language Arts, Grade 7

EXPOSITORY TEXT What Is Expository Text? Expository writing explains a topic(s) to the reader. This type of writing may also inform the reader, or compare and contrast different subjects. Examples: 1. "How To," or Process Directions: How to Climb a Rock Wall How to Train for a Marathon 2. Reports: Report on The Most Influential President of the Nineteenth Century Report on Why Spanish is the Most Valuable Foreign Language to Study 3. Compare and Contrast Essays: Compare and contrast essay on Minerals Compare and contrast essay on Countries Try This! 1] The title of the piece is: How to Make a Fruit Smoothie. One item on the list of materials might be _____. a] strawberries b] peas c] potatoes d] mushrooms 2] The ending of an expository piece is called the _____. a] connection b] consequence c] conclusion d] conservation 3] In a compare and contrast essay on Minerals, one topic is Mica. Choose the other topic. a] Quartz b] Geology c] Rocks d] Sedimentary © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.