A point of view is argued in an exposition. Expositions can be in the form of an essay or a letter to the editor.
An exposition begins with a thesis. There is a statement of position and a preview of the arguments.
Each argument to support your point of view is outlined.
The thesis is reinforced in the final paragraph, the reiteration.
When writing an exposition you should:
• use present tense eg affects
• use words to link arguments eg lastly.
| ||Use the exposition text 'Integrated pest management' to answer the following questions.|
|1||List some of the words that are used to represent groups from the text.|
List some of the words in the text that are used to link arguments.
|Check your answers|
Practice writing an exposition by developing a thesis and thinking of three or four arguments. Your topic could be:
• white meat is healthier than red meat
• your choice.
If you cannot write an exposition with confidence, talk to your teacher.
|1||Words that represent groups of things in the text: pesticides, chemicals, residues, produce, animals, fish, bees and enemies.|
|2||Also and as well are used to link arguments in the text.|
|Go back to exposition.|