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60 Directional and Informational Process Essay Topics

Updated: Nov 28, 2016
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Process Essay Topics


Depending on whether the student-writer is producing a Process Essay that is directional – which provides a step-by-step description of how something is done – or informational – a description of how something works – in nature, there are numerous topics they can use to successfully write on both.


In either case, the Process Essay requires that the student-writer include every essential step needed to do something – and in the correct sequence, most importantly – so that the reader could assimilate the process and end up with the exact same result.


The Process Essay also follows the general flow and format of the Five-Paragraph Essay; so, in the Introduction Paragraph, it asserts a Thesis Statement, which is ultimately what the student-writer will explain the process of in the three Body Paragraphs. Lastly, it ends with a Concluding Paragraph.


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See also:


     Expository Essay Topics

     Compare and Contrast Essay Topics

     Evaluation Essay Topics

     Research Essay Topics

     Analytical Essay Topics



The entire point of the Process Essay is to have the student demonstrate their critical-thinking skills using strong, specific language in order to communicate how something is done.


Topics for Writing a Process Essay

Directional – how something is done


  • How to tend to a wound
  • How to write an essay of some sort
  • How to earn a college degree
  • How to apply for a job
  • How to write a cover letter
  • How to act, and what to say, in a job interview
  • How to respond in the event of an emergency
  • How to learn a foreign language
  • How to become successful
  • How to save money
  • How to be happy
  • How to assemble a piece of furniture
  • How to change a tire on a car
  • How to conduct research
  • How to get accepted to graduate school
  • How to pick a major in college
  • How to edit an article using Microsoft Word (or Google Docs)
  • How to write a job-winning resume
  • How to drive a car
  • How to get a (job) raise
  • How to replace a bad habit with a good one
  • How to avoid – or at least alleviate – stress during exams or finals
  • How to lose weight
  • How to succeed in college
  • How to overcome insomnia
  • How to develop or increase self-confidence
  • How to use Facebook (or other forms of Social Media)
  • How to apply the Heimlich maneuver when it’s most needed
  • How to enlist in the military
  • How to get a good-paying job
  • How to tie a tie
  • How to iron clothing without burning holes in them
  • How to correctly train for a particular activity or sport
  • How to play a given instrument
  • How to create a website
  • How to edit a photograph using Photoshop
  • How to teach a given subject
  • How to read a map
  • How to make a certain dish (food), or How to cook in general
  • How to keep a clean dorm room or apartment
  • How to build credit
  • How to apply for a bank loan
  • How to surf the web for good deals on travel
  • How to give someone CPR
  • How to write a newspaper or magazine article
  • How to do thorough research


Informational – how something works


  • How a plane is able to be flown, or How a plane flies for a length of time
  • How a car engine works
  • How a cell phone takes pictures
  • How a businessman conducts a meeting
  • How an iPod works
  • How a book is published
  • How a calculator works
  • How stockbrokers make money
  • How investments can make a person wealthy
  • How Facebook (or Twitter, Instagram, etc.) operates
  • How the government system of checks and balances works
  • How websites make money
  • How a free publication makes money
  • How advertising, or marketing, can financially benefit a business or organization
  • How Social Media makes traditional advertising obsolete


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