This expository essay unit provides students with the opportunity to write about virtually any issue of interest and relevance to a peer audience, emphasizing a focus on style and voice above all else. This 6-page download contains a 2-page overview of this open-ended expository essay prompt, including draft deadlines, tips for tone and style, possible topic considerations, and specific tips and requirements for the essay, which will be assessed during in-class readings to the student audience; a 3-page expository essay model about modern slang, indicating creative voice in its phrasing, perspective, and humor; and a 1-page rubric for peer or teacher assessment of the final draft. SEE THE FREE DOWNLOAD FOR THE FIRST PAGE OF THE MODEL ESSAY. Also check out my other materials for grammar and mechanics, literary units, and writing instruction. Please let me know if I can be of any assistance either before or after purchasing a product; I'll be happy to help where I can.