Writing an exposition

An exposition or argument presents the writer’s point of view on an issue. Expositions can be essays, letters to the editor, speeches or blogs.

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Explore the resource Strictly Speaking to learn how to compose and deliver an effective speech.

Your tasks

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Read and then annotate an exposition using comments.

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Write an exposition in letter form and share it with others.

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Write an exposition arguing your point of view on a topic you feel strongly about and post it to a blog.

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Write and record a speech on a topic that interests you and share it with your classmates.

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