Business and Personal Law

Unit 1: What Is Law?

Writing Connection

What is expository writing? Expository writing is used to explain, describe, give information, or inform the reader about a particular subject. It is important that you do not assume your reader has any prior knowledge of the topic being discussed. Expository writing should be organized, clear, and direct. Use the links below to help you write your expository essay about Henry and the day at the market.

The Internet Public Library for Teens (University of Michigan) site provides a step-by-step guide for researching and writing.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Online includes a dictionary, thesaurus, and a Spanish-English version.

Microsoft's Encarta features a dictionary, thesaurus, several language translators, homework help, and tutoring.

The OWL (Online Writing Lab) at Purdue University offers both the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Modern Language Association (MLA) style guide information and includes links to a variety of online resources. provides grammar, usage, and style links.

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