Classification Essay

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.