Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The difference between an Expository Essay and a Personal Narrative - In a "nut shell"... Go get em' 4th & 7th grade! :)


What makes an Expository Essay different from a Personal Narrative? Compare features of each:

Personal Narrative

Narrative Organization
Enjoyable to Read; Good Flow
Imagery and Character Development
Tone is Evocative
Language is Vivid and Expressive
Stays on Topic; Doesn’t Meander

Expository Essay

Informational Organization
Logical (but still engaging)
Facts and Examples Support Thesis
Tone is Informative
Language is Clear and Unambiguous
Clear Controlling Idea or Thesis

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