INSTRUCTIONS: You have 90 minutes to compose an original, well-developed expository essay. Expository writing explains, proves, or explores a topic in a balanced way, allowing the argument and the evidence given to be the deciding factor in the paper. Descriptive or narrative passages may be used to illustrate or reinforce an idea or point that is being explained, but must be clearly subordinate or incidental to the exposition, All writing should pertain and develop the prompt. A title is required and essays submitted without a title will be disqualified.
- In the Response Box, enter the following information:
- Student Full Name
- School Name with city
- Topic 1 (or Topic 2- just one)
Example response box:
TAPPS Office, Fort Worth
Title of my paper
This is my essay. I will write for 90 minutes on my topic.