Introduction Interest Catcher Explain the relationship between your topic and the interest catcher (mention the works and the authors) Give a sentence or two outlining the premise of each work ___________________________________ Outline the points to be developed 1. 2. 3. Thesis Statement Body Paragraphs Analysing Both Works in a Single Paragraph Body Paragraph 1 Topic Sentence Make sure that your topic sentence clearly indicates what you will be proving about both works ___________ Topics Sentence Extension into Work A Illustrations Point 1 A (quotation, properly introduced with speaker and context) Explanation Link Work A to Work B Illustration Point 1 B Explanation Conclusion Connect and explain the relationship between 1A and 1B. Make sure that you explain if the point is a similarity or a point of contrast Clearly Connect the Point Made to the Thesis Set up a Link to the Next Paragraph (only if it fits coherently into the paragraph otherwise put your transition in the first sentence of the next paragraph Body Paragraph 2 Topic Sentence Make sure that your topic sentence clearly indicates what you will be proving about both works Topics Sentence Extension into Work A Illustrations Point 2 A (quotation, properly introduced with speaker and context) Explanation Link Work A to Work B Illustration Point 2 B Explanation Conclusion Connect and explain the relationship between 1A and 1B. Make sure that you explain if the point is a similarity or a point of contrast Clearly Connect the Point Made to the Thesis Set up a Link to the Next Paragraph (only if it fits coherently into the paragraph otherwise put your transition in the first sentence of the next paragraph Body Paragraph 3 Topic Sentence Make sure that your topic sentence…
thesis statement and a basic outline for a comparison/contrast essay. There are two patterns from which to choose, and you will select ONE below.
Creating a Thesis Statement and Basic Outline for the Comparison/Contrast Essay
I.) First, you’ll choose two items to compare and contrast. There are some great examples of items to compare/contrast on pages 229-230 in our textbook, especially #9, #10, #11, #12, #14, and #15.
Fill in the two items that you will compare/contrast.
B.) Xbox One…
A Comparison or Contrast essay is an essay in which you either compare something or contrast something. A comparison essay is an essay in which you emphasize the similarities, and a contrast essay is an essay in which you emphasize the differences. We use comparison and contrast thinking when deciding which university to attend, which smartphone to buy, or whether to vacation at home or abroad.
When comparing or contrasting something, writers have two classic organizational patterns from which to…
3-5 page comparison and contrast essay using two of their fall texts .
• To practice methods of a writing process and to help students become strong critical thinkers and writers.
• Describe the use of and main components of a comparison and contrast essay ( Bloom’s Comprehension)
• Take quiz on Grammar ( Bloom’sComprehension)
• Review own work using proofreading guide ( Bloom Evaluation)
• Evaluate the effectiveness of another students’ comparison and contrast…
Reflective Essay of Unit 2
Be honest, at the beginning of unit 2, I think it’s going to be a challenge for me to write the compare and contrast essay, because I didn’t write this kind of essay before. The Classes helps a lot. Since the topic is going to be the Ameican president election, the professor Berry invited another professor from political science department to introduce the election to us. Then, we did a lot of works to compare articles about campaign from different…
Course Outline for ESL 25 ADVANCED READING AND COMPOSITION I. CATALOG DESCRIPTION ESL 25 -- Advanced Reading and Composition -- 5 units This is the second semester of a one-year reading and writing course for academic purposes. Emphasis is on critical reading and techniques of exposition, analysis and argumentation. Prerequisite ESL 24 or an appropriate skill level demonstrated through the ESL assessment process. 5 hours. II. NUMBER OF TIMES COURSE MAY BE TAKEN FOR CREDIT One III. PREREQUISITE SKILLS…
“12 Angry Men” by Reginald Rose
Response to Text Essay – English 10 – 25 Points
No less than 500 words
No less than 5 paragraphs
1 paragraph = at least 5-7 sentences
Times New Roman
12 pt. font
Prompt: Throughout life, people interact with one another without ever really knowing one another. Some people are more similar or more different to each other than they care to realize. After…
What is Expository Writing?
EXPLAINING A CONCEPT
A VERY ROUGH OUTLINE
I. INTRO ( 1-2 Paragraphs)
ATTENTION GETTER….Really get a “WOW”
II. BODY ( 6-9 Paragraphs)
Start with one or Two NARRATIVE PARAGRAPHS. Tell the story! Of how this phenomenon started.
Define your terms .In order of importance? One Paragraph might simply explain what words mean?
(These two steps could be reversed?)
Explain How this concept ( MOOC’s) are different…
WRITING AN ESSAY—EXECUTION
By this time you should already have a thesis sentence, outline, and an idea for a conclusion. If
you do not, then see the handout, "Writing an Essay I: Planning," before continuing. This paper
shall examine the process of composition from the perspective of execution (actually writing the
paper) in order to provide writers and their tutors with systematic means of completing an essay.
I. What is the relation of an outline to the written theme?
A. The first important…
How to write a good essay.
Read light to thorough resources, familiarize yourself with the basic issues; then move to more thorough research on the Academic Databases
More academic sources
Write down quotations, write down the source immediately
Quote briefly from a wide range of sources – take a little from a lot.
A lot of small quotations from numerous sources – seems well-read, knowledgeable and credible.
Mix up your search words that have similar meanings
LESSON PLAN – KEEFE TECHNICAL SCHOOL – MIKE PEPPERSACK
TOPIC: ESSAY related to The Canterbury Tales & Sir Gawain & The Green Knight
CLASS: British Literature
DURATION: Multiple days (max. 4 in class)
▪ Establish connections between two epic poems from relatively the same time.
▪ Draw connections with respect to epic hero, love triangles, chivalry and more.
▪ Practice writing an informative essay with an established thesis statement, a solid introduction, a clear body and…