An exemplification essay (or illustrative essay) uses examples to show, explain, or prove a point or argument (the essay thesis).
Exemplification Essay Assignment
Your assignment is to write a five-paragraph, 500-700 word essay addressing one of the prompts below. This essay must include an introductory paragraph, three or more body paragraphs, and a concluding paragraph. Each body paragraph must be based on a topic sentence.
Remember, effective writing incorporates such features as college-level diction, proper grammar and mechanics, an effective introduction that incorporates a thesis statement, solid supporting body paragraphs, smooth transitions, and a well-rounded conclusion.
You must type your essay in Microsoft Word only!
- Many of today’s drivers have dangerous habits.
- Identify aspects of society that you would like to change
- Our youth has become a generation of pessimistic, selfish, and apathetic people.