In a process analysis essay, you write to explain how to do something
or how something works.
Either helps readers perform the steps themselves or helps them
understand how something works
Presents the essential steps in a process
Explains steps in detail
Presents steps in logical order (usually time order - chronological)
& Handouts: Process
Analysis Prewriting Diagram (PDF document)- this diagram can assist you in
identifying and connecting all the steps in the process you are
writing about so that your writing will clearly describe and show
the connections between each step.
Process Analysis Essay: Student
Writing Sample - click the link to see a sample of a process analysis