THE NARRATIVE ESSAY.
Narrative Essay Overview.
Studying the Narrative Essay.
“A Lesson on the Ice” by Mike Tearney. “Mirror, Mirror” by Genese Dominick.
The Narrative Essay in Everyday Life.
Finishing the Story. Writing Dialogue. “ Eavesdropping” on Dialogue. Sensory Description. Soap Opera. Starting Your Narrative Essay. Freewriting. Brainstorming. Clustering. Journaling. Topic Possibilities. Flashbacks. Narrative Essay Checklist. Revising the Narrative Essay.
Writing the Rough Draft.
Workshopping the NarrativeEssay. Narrative Peer Editing Checklist. Conferencing.
THE EXPLANATORY ESSAY.
Explanatory Essay Overview.
Studying the Explanatory Essay.
“Treadmilling” by Julie Freeman.
The Explanatory Essay in Everyday Life.
Beginning the Explanatory Essay.
Finding a Thesis Statement. Narrowing Your Thesis. Strategies of Development. Strategies of Development: Which Ones Do I Use?
Using Sources in the Explanatory Essay.
Boolean Search Terms, or Boolean Operators. Boolean Operator Practice. Evaluating Sources.
Drafting the Explanatory Essay.
Outlining. Incorporating Sources into the Explanatory Essay. MLA Documentation Style. Using Sources. Drafting. Writing the Introduction. Fitting It All Together: Transitions. Revising the Explanatory Essay. Explanatory Essay Peer Edit.
THE EVALUATIVE/INTERPRETIVE ESSAY.
Evaluative/Interpretive Essay Overview.
Evaluating in Everyday Life.
Library Activity: Evaluative Essay.
Studying the Evaluative Essay (Restaurant Review).
“Panda Garden Buffet” by Gina Ryan.
Writing a Restaurant Review.
Evaluating a Restaurant. Restaurant/Movie Review Peer Edit.
Evaluative Essay: Movie Review.
The Interpretive Essay: Interpreting Literature.
Beginning the Interpretive Essay. Interpretive Thesis Statement. Writing the Interpretive Essay. Rough Draft Peer Edit, Interpretive Essay. Second Draft Peer Edit, Interpretive Essay. Student Example: The Interpretive Essay. “The Power of Love” by Shruthi Manjunath.
THE ARGUMENT/RESEARCH ESSAY.
Argument/Research Essay Overview.
Beginning the Argument/Research Essay.
Choosing a Topic. Thesis Statement Workshop. Narrowing Thesis and Pros/Cons.
Searching the Library.
Internet Search Tips.
Writing Preliminary Outlines.
Workshop. Finishing Your Outline.
MLA Style Basics. Beginning the Bibliography or Works Cited. Using Reputable Sources. Bibliography/Source Evaluation Workshop. Types of Evidence. Review Activity: MLA Style. Gathering Evidence and Inserting It.
Writing the Rough Draft.
Argument Essay Rough Draft Peer Checksheet.
Workshop Checksheets for Further Drafts.
Peer Review Checksheet 1. Peer Review Checksheet 2. Peer Review Checksheet 3.
Student Example: Argument Essay.
“Kevorkian's Conviction: Death of a Salesman” by Michael Badeaux.show more