Explain with Technology: Expository Types

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Did you learn the important ideas in this activity? This quiz helps you demonstrate what you learned about types of expository writing. Your answers are not recorded, and the quiz is not scored.

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  1. What type of expository writing would you use to explain the similarities and differences between two authors or artists?
    Classify and divide
    Compare and contrast
    Process

  2. What type of expository writing can scientists use to explain natural events?
    Cause and effect
    Classify and divide
    Definition

  3. What type of expository writing is the best way to explain how to make a mathematical calculation?
    Compare and contrast
    Definition
    Process