In a classification essay, you separate things or ideas into specific categories and discuss each of them. You organize the essay by defining each classification and by giving examples of each type.
|Example question:||Write an essay discussing the three types of government in Canada.|
|Introduction:||Give background information about government in Canada.|
|Supporting paragraphs:||1. Define and describe federal government.|
|2. Define and describe provincial governments.|
|3. Define and describe municipal governments.|
|Summary paragraph:||Summarize government in Canada.|