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2: Brainstorming Template for Explanatory Writing Prompt:

Introduction
My Object is:

Section 1
Description of the object: (List as many as you can with vivid and concrete imagery!)

It looks like:

It sounds like:

It feels like:

It tastes/smells like: (if appropriate)

**It used for / by :
Section 2
● How does this object connect to your ● What does it say about your culture?
culture? ● Does it have a special meaning in your
● Would other people in your culture connect culture?
to this object in the same way?

Section 3
● Why is this object significant (important) ● What memories does it bring back?
to you? ● How has it shaped or changed you?
● What does it remind you of?
1.2: Drafting Template for Explanatory Writing Prompt

□ My object, ○ exemplifies □ the idea of
_________________________
Identifying ________,
○ addresses □ the relationship
the Topic between _________________________
□ To define
○ illustrates
□ the importance of my
_____, it is _________________________
○ supports culture through
necessary to
_________________________
○ ___________ □ the reasons for
_________________________
□ ______________
_________________________
_________________________
_________________________
_______
Introducin In examining ○ one can □ the colors / shapes/
g key _________________________
clearly features……(describ
details __(the
see/notice e the object fully in _________________________
object)____,
as many sentences as
○ it is clear that _________________________
needed.)
○ a defining _________________________
characteristic(
_________________________
s) is
_________________________
○ critical
attributes are _________________________
○ ___________ _________________________
_________________________
_________________________
_________________________
_________________________
_________________________
____________________

Including _(the object)__ ○ connects to □ representing
the my culture by _________________________
□ suggesting
connectio ○ illustrates
n who I am by
□ referring to _________________________
(s) □ demonstrates
○ represents my _________________________
culture by □ indicates
○ ___________ □ exemplifies
_________________________
□ emphasizes _________________________
□ reinforces
_________________________
_________________________
_________________________
_________________________
_________________________
_________________________
_________________________
______________________

Concludin □ Therefore, ___(the object)_ □ is significant in my
g _________________________
life because
Thoughts □ Consequently,
□ Is valuable in my
_________________________
□ As a result,
life because _________________________
□ ____________
□ is a link between _________________________
_
□ confirms that _________________________
□ ______________ _________________________
_________________________
_________________________
_________________________
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