Classification Essay - learning.hccs.edu

Classification Essay - learning.hccs.edu

Classification Essay Organize this closet into three categories: 1. 2. 3. Objectives Why write this essay? Division is a helpful strategy in any prewriting stage, especially complex subjects: The structure of a film

Motivation of a character Controversy surrounding school prayer. Strategy is helpful for analyzing complex issues. Many college essays will veil this essay in a prompt: From your observations, what kinds of appeals do television advertisers use when selling automobiles? In your view, are any of these appeals morally irresponsible? What is classification? Writing a classification essay means dividing the members of a group. The members in any

class must share basic similar characteristics. When classifying, you need a principle of classification. What is the basis of division? For example, we can divide the students in Advanced ESL by Ethnic Background 1.Hispanics 2.Europeans 3.Africans

4.Asians Which prayer is categorically different? Dont mix classifying principles! Its confusing to have overlapping bases for classification. In dividing students by ethnic background, dont use classes like hard-working or easy-going. After all, there are hardworking people in any

ethnic background! Why would cats care to classify types of rats? Can you find the misfits? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Autos: SUV, pickup, economy Transport: land, train, air, water

Rivers: dangerous, short, wide Drugs: uppers, illegal, downers Colleges: private, famous, public Courses: year-long, half-term, math Housing: rooms, cheap, apartments What are the principles of division? __1. SUV, pickup, sedan __2. land, air, water __3. short, wide, long __4. uppers, downers, painkillers __5. private, public, religious __6. year-long, half-term, full-term

__7. rooms, apartments, houses a. b. c. d. e. f. g. type of college type of housing type of river type of transportation

Type of vehicle Type of medication Type of semester Here are the principles of division: E 1. SUV, pickup, sedan D 2. land, air, water C 3. short, wide, long F 4. uppers, downers, painkillers A 5. private, public, religious G 6. year-long, half-term, full-term B 7. rooms, apartments, houses

a. b. c. d. e. f. g. type of college type of housing type of river type of transportation type of vehicle type of medication type of semester

Suppose the writing prompt is In what manner do people answer when given questions? Dont answer: People answer in different ways, some of them take their time, others quick, still others kind of are, well, theyre between. Instead, organize with

parallelism: Most people respond in one of three ways: eagerly, indifferently, or reluctantly. Notice that each categorical word is in the same grammar form: adverbs. Dont mix and match the terminology! Writing the Classification Essay I n t r o d u c t io n : C a tc h a u d ie n c e 's a tte n tio n .

G i v e e x p la n a t io n . T h e s i s s e n t e n c e w i t h b lu e p r in t in g . C a te g o r y I: S ta te th e c a te g o r y . E x p la in . G iv e e v id e n c e . C a te g o r y II: S ta te th e c a te g o r y . E x p la i n . G iv e e v id e n c e . C o n c lu s io n : R e fe r to th e th e s is . D r a w a c o n c lu s io n . T ie to th e in tr o .

C a te g o r y III: S ta te th e c a te g o r y . E x p la i n . G i v e e v id e n c e Questions to Consider 1. Do you use the most logical principle of division or classification for your purpose? 2. Do you stick to one principle throughout? 3. Have you identified components or categories that are comparable? 4. Have you used the best order for your components or categories? 5. Have you given specific examples

for each of your components or categories? 6. Have you made a complex subject more accessible to your readers?

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