I will put a sequence of steps in chronological order.
What is process?
How do I write a process essay?
Instructions enable readers to perform a process.
Examples of instructions are:
- Operating manuals
- Directions for locating a building
Process explanation is to help readers understand how a process is carried out.
First person (present tense) : After I boil the water, I stir in the macaroni and leave it to cook for ten minutes.
First person (past tense) : After I boiled the water, I stirred in the macaroni and left it to cook for ten minutes.
Third person (present tense) : After they boil the water, they stir in the macaroni and leave it to cook for ten minutes.
Third person (past tense) : After they boiled the water, they stirred in the macaroni and left it to cook for ten minutes.
What will I use process for?
- In a biology paper
- In an editorial
- in a literature essay, tracing a character's progress towards a new insight
PLANNING A PROCESS ESSAY
When planning for a process essay, keep your readers in mind and remember to further explain anything unfamiliar.
Develop a thesis that identifies the process and tells why it is performed. State the thesis in your introduction. Each body paragraph should treat one major step of the process. The conclusion will briefly review the procedure's major stages.