What is explanation?
An EXPLANATION basically tells how something works or why it occurs the way it does. Examples are:
- √ “How Bees Make Peaches,”
- √ “Why Native Plants are Best,”
- √ “Why Lightning is Dangerous.”
In an explanation you will find an introduction that states what is to be explained, the how or why explanation in a series of steps and a final summing up.
Explanation may include diagrams, illustrations and charts or tables. The grammar in an explanation may include action verbsOpens in new window in the present tenseOpens in new window, conjunctionsOpens in new window, nounsOpens in new window, adjectivesOpens in new window, adverbsOpens in new window, adverbial phrases, complex sentences and technical languageOpens in new window.