Step 1 Select a classification assignment.
- Classify and describe one of the following categories of people: gum chewers, doughnut eaters, cell-phone users, complainers, speakers, grocery shoppers. You may choose your own topic if your instructor approves it.
- Discuss the kinds of problems that can ruin a relationship. It is up to you to decide what the relationship is a romance, a friendship, a marriage, a student-teacher relationship, a relationship with a coworker, or a relationship with a neighbor. Choose the type of relationship that you wish to discuss, then classify the types of problems that might ruin it.
- Classify one of the following items having to do with classes: assignments, tests, desks, schedules, professors, textbooks, classmates, note-takers.
- Categorize one of these types of people: pet owners, parents, drivers, neighbors, dates, sports fans, friends, coworkers, teachers, classmates.
Step 2 Write an essay.
Write a two-page (500-word) classification essay based on the topic you selected.