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  1. How to write an Outline for the Classification Essay

  2. Writing a classification essay can be made easier when you have a clear outline because once you have that you can easily just add sentences and build from that.

  3. The basic outline should include: • Introduction • Background information • Sentences that raise the reader's interest • TOPIC sentence, and do not forget to add a sentence stating the purpose of your principle of classification. • Body paragraph (1): 1st CATEGORY • TOPIC SENTENCE : Name your 1st category. • GENERAL EXPLANATION: Describe the characteristics of the category. • SPECIFIC EXAMPLES • Body paragraph (2): 2nd CATEGORY • TOPIC SENTENCE : Name your 2nd category • GENERAL EXPLANATION: Describe the characteristics of the category. • SPECIFIC EXAMPLES • Body paragraph (3) 3rd CATEGORY • TOPIC SENTENCE : Name your 3rd category • GENERAL EXPLANATION: Describe the characteristics of the category. • SPECIFIC EXAMPLES • Conclusion • SUMMARY OF CATEGORIES • Write your opinion

  4. Hobbies We have to determine the purpose of our classification essay. For example, • Outdoor Hobbies for Men • Cool Hobbies for Teenagers • Top four Hobbies for Girls • Popular Hobbies for Woman

  5. Outdoor Hobbies for Men • Introduction • Background information • Sentences that raise the reader's interest • TOPIC sentence, and do not forget to add a sentence stating the purpose of your principle of classification. = There are several different types of outdoor hobbies to help you narrow down what you are interested in doing with your spare time . Check out these three types of hobbies which are … • Body paragraph (1): 1st CATEGORY= Nature Photography • TOPIC SENTENCE : Name your 1st category. • GENERAL EXPLANATION: Describe the characteristics of the category. • SPECIFIC EXAMPLES= Black and white outdoor photography • Body paragraph (2): 2nd CATEGORY= Travelling • TOPIC SENTENCE : Name your 2nd category • GENERAL EXPLANATION: Describe the characteristics of the category. • SPECIFIC EXAMPLES • Body paragraph (3) 3rd CATEGORY= Outdoor Sports/Activities • TOPIC SENTENCE : Name your 3rd category • GENERAL EXPLANATION: Describe the characteristics of the category. • SPECIFIC EXAMPLES = play golf, basketball, perfect your tennis skills…etc • Conclusion • SUMMARY OF CATEGORIES • Write your opinion

  6. Top Three Hobbies for Girls • Introduction • Sentences that raise the reader's interest • TOPIC sentence, and do not forget to add a sentence stating the purpose of your principle of classification. = There are several different types of hobbies to help you narrow down what you are interested in doing with your spare time . Check out these three types of hobbies which are reading, cooking and Jewelry Making • Reading • TOPIC SENTENCE :The first category is reading .It is acquisition of a language, developing communication skills, and refining your language • GENERAL EXPLANATION: Reading is something that relaxes you after a long hectic day. Developing this as a hobby will never make you feel lonely; as you will always have a good companion in a "book“. • SPECIFIC EXAMPLES= poetry , novel, magazine …etc • Cooking • TOPIC SENTENCE : Name your 2nd category • GENERAL EXPLANATION: Describe the characteristics of the category. • SPECIFIC EXAMPLES= baking, decorating a certain dish, topping or garnishing…etc • Jewelry Making • TOPIC SENTENCE : Name your 3rd category • GENERAL EXPLANATION: Describe the characteristics of the category. • SPECIFIC EXAMPLES = stones, shells, clay, and so on, into attractive neck pieces, earnings, bracelets, etc • Conclusion • SUMMARY OF CATEGORIES • Write your opinion

  7. Class Activity 1 Writ a classification essay about : “Types of Books” Also, write your OUTLINE

  8. Introduction • Reading stories with children introduces them to the complex nature of language and helps them in acquiring important language skills. • TOPIC sentence= Following is a brief discussion of various genre and types of books that should be offered to young children which are Picture Storybooks, Rhyming Books and Alphabet Books • Picture Storybooks • TOPIC SENTENCE :The first type of books is the picture books which text and illustrations tell the story in picture story books • GENERAL EXPLANATION: This type of book is especially appropriate for young children because the colorful and clear illustrations and artwork support a simple story line. • SPECIFIC EXAMPLES= Flower Garden by Eve Bunting • Rhyming Books • TOPIC SENTENCE : the second type of books is the Rhyming storybooks which are a great choice for young children. • GENERAL EXPLANATION: They benefit from hearing rhyming language and repetitive sounds.  Hearing stories that contain rhymes prepare children for reading by helping them focus on the sounds in words • SPECIFIC EXAMPLES= Is Your Mama a Llama? by Deborah • Alphabet Books • TOPIC SENTENCE : The third category is Alphabet or ABC books are used to help children recognize letters and realize that letters are used in language • GENERAL EXPLANATION: There are a wide range of alphabet books from the most bacis that show the letter and objects beginning with the letter to very sophisticated books that tell a story using the alphabet format. • SPECIFIC EXAMPLES = So Many Bunnies by Rick Walton • Conclusion • SUMMARY OF CATEGORIES= Different types of genre books such as are Picture Storybooks, Rhyming Books and Alphabet Books are associated with different amounts and types of language and each will encourage a different dialog or conversation with children. • Write your opinion= Parents should try to include a variety of books in their read aloud experience