An essay is an organized piece
of witing focused on a single topic
That topic is organized around a thesis, that
thesis is developed by supporting paragraphs
influence on the
will to read.
It is the sentence in the essay that
states the thesis
Expressed in the introductory
Not very general, neither very specific
The editing process
Think about the purpose
and the audience, read
as many times as
It is a way of finding out
what the audience think
and bear into mind
did not perceibe .
Types of essays
It tells a story
It answers the five “w” (what, who, when,
where and why)
It include dialogues and parts of everyday
Thesis statement is not needed, but can be
Cause and effects
May include only the causes or only the
May help explain why something happens
or, understand which are the consequences
of a fenomenom.
This essay allows us to identify patterns
and explain why things turned out the way
that they did.
Descriptions are fundamental to
create images in our mind.
A good descriptive essay should
estimulate the five senses.
Comparison and contrast
It should show not very obvious similarities or
differences between two persons, things or ideas.
There are two primary ways to organize your compare
and contrast paper:
Chunking: placing all of the information for each
individual subject in one place (chunk), and then
using similarities as transitions.
Piecing: giving pieces of the information for each
individual subject in each paragraph—arranging the
information by topic rather than by subject.
It involves careful organization
It is important to state why the
solution proposed could work
It sorts information into appropiate
The key is the choose of useful and
the thesis statement and introduction
must define or explain the category
you plan to discuss
Its aim is to convince others.
A persuasive thesis statement is a
one-sentence description of your
topic and the argument that you
plan to make