Essay Writing
Essay

How do we start?

Paragraph
Sentences

START WITH:
REVISITING PARAGRAPH WRITING

Words

Topic:
Essay ...
Essay Writing
REVISITING PARAGRAPH WRITING
Words become a sentence
Sentences become a paragraph
Paragraphs become an essay...
Essay Writing
START WITH: REVISITING PARAGRAPH WRITING

How do we start?
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Identify an issue*
Propose quest...
Essay Writing
REVISITING PARAGRAPH WRITING
1. Brainstorming
2. Research
3. Analysis
4. Synthesis
5. Topic sentence
6. Outl...
Essay Writing
First things first!
Demonstrate understanding of:
• Process
• Deadlines
• Checklist
• Rubric

1. Brainstormi...
Essay Writing
First things first!
Demonstrate understanding of:
• Process 
• Deadlines
• Checklist
• Rubric

PROCESS: Ste...
Essay Writing
First things first!
Demonstrate understanding of:
• Process
• Deadlines 
• Checklist
• Rubric

DEADLINES: W...
Essay Writing
First things first!
Demonstrate understanding of:
• Process
• Deadlines
• Checklist 
• Rubric

CHECKLIST: W...
Essay Writing
First things first!

RUBRIC: Be cognizant of the criteria

Demonstrate understanding of:
• Process
• Deadlin...
Essay Writing
BRAINSTORMING
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Apply brainstorming techniques
Start thinking about the essay process
Think ...
Essay Writing
RESEARCH
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Massage and refine topics
Collaborate and work in groups
Discuss possible research ...
Essay Writing
ANALYSIS
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Format reference page
Examine various sources
Collaborate and work in groups
Disc...
Essay Writing
SYNTHESIS
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What
I read

Combine elements to express ideas
Collaborate and work in groups
An...
Essay Writing
TOPIC SENTENCE

Goals:
• Write a topic statement
• Select supporting details
• Narrow the topic
• Identify a...
Essay Writing
Goals:
THESIS STATEMENT
• Consider the issue
• Narrow the topic
What is
• Organize your argument
the issue?
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Essay Writing
OUTLINE

Title
Topic sentence

Goals:
• Create an outline for each topic
• Collaborate and work in groups
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Essay Writing
OUTLINE: Use a graphic organizer

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Select a graphic organizer
Display information
Collaborate...
Essay Writing
INTRODUCTION

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Write a statement to answer your question
Add details to support your opinio...
Essay Writing
CONCLUSION
Sample (sequence, process, steps)

Introduction for a paragraph:
There are many ways to register ...
Essay Writing
CITATION

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Recognize importance of citing sources
Apply basic in-text citation rules
Collab...
Essay Writing
REVISION/EDITING
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Identify possible discrepancies
Polish final draft
Collaborate and work i...
Essay Writing
RECAP

Synthesis

Analysis

Sources

Idea!

Issue

1. Brainstorming
2. Research
3. Analysis
4. Synthesis
5. ...
Essay Writing
Essay

Reminder

Paragraph

REVISIT PARAGRAPH WRITING
Sentences

Words
Topic:
Essay writing (Revisiting Para...
Essay Writing
How to Write an Essay - Steps to follow:
1. Brainstorming
2. Research
3. Analysis
4. Synthesis
5. Topic sent...
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HOW TO WRITE AN ESSAY (REVISITING PARAGRAPH WRITING)
English Language learners: This is a step-by-step 24-slide presentation to help you revisit necessary information about paragraph writing, so you can assemble an essay in a few easy steps. (Created by Rita Zuba Prokopetz / G&R Languages – October, 2013)

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  1. 1. Essay Writing Essay How do we start? Paragraph Sentences START WITH: REVISITING PARAGRAPH WRITING Words Topic: Essay writing (Revisiting Paragraph Writing) Open Educational Resources (OER) Audience: English language learners Published by: G&R Languages – October, 2013 Images courtesy of ClipArt 1
  2. 2. Essay Writing REVISITING PARAGRAPH WRITING Words become a sentence Sentences become a paragraph Paragraphs become an essay An effective paragraph needs: Simple, compound and complex sentences An effective essay needs: Several strong paragraphs with good transitions How do we start? Identify an issue * Propose questions to brainstorm** Research to find answers to your questions 2
  3. 3. Essay Writing START WITH: REVISITING PARAGRAPH WRITING How do we start? • • • • • • • • Identify an issue* Propose questions** Research for possible answers Assemble a paragraph Use proper text structure Format accordingly Cite all possible sources Collaborate, revisit and revise Images courtesy of ClipArt 3
  4. 4. Essay Writing REVISITING PARAGRAPH WRITING 1. Brainstorming 2. Research 3. Analysis 4. Synthesis 5. Topic sentence 6. Outline 7. Introduction 8. Conclusion 9. Citation 10.Revision/Editing 4
  5. 5. Essay Writing First things first! Demonstrate understanding of: • Process • Deadlines • Checklist • Rubric 1. Brainstorming 2. Research 3. Analysis 4. Synthesis 5. Topic sentence/thesis statement 6. Outline 7. Introduction 8. Conclusion 9. Citation 10.Editing/Revision 5
  6. 6. Essay Writing First things first! Demonstrate understanding of: • Process  • Deadlines • Checklist • Rubric PROCESS: Steps to follow 1. Brainstorming 2. Research 3. Analysis 4. Synthesis 5. Topic sentence/thesis statement 6. Outline 7. Introduction 8. Conclusion 9. Citation 10.Revision/Editing 6
  7. 7. Essay Writing First things first! Demonstrate understanding of: • Process • Deadlines  • Checklist • Rubric DEADLINES: When to do each part 1. Brainstorming Week 1 2. Research Week 2 3. Analysis Week 3 4. Synthesis Week 4 5. Topic sentence Week 5 6. Outline Week 6 7. Introduction Week 7 8. Conclusion Week 8 9. Citation Week 9 10.Revision Week 10 7
  8. 8. Essay Writing First things first! Demonstrate understanding of: • Process • Deadlines • Checklist  • Rubric CHECKLIST: Write down all tasks 1. Brainstorming 2. Research 3. Analysis 4. Synthesis 5. Topic sentence/thesis statement 6. Outline 7. Introduction 8. Conclusion 9. Citation 10.Revision/Editing 8
  9. 9. Essay Writing First things first! RUBRIC: Be cognizant of the criteria Demonstrate understanding of: • Process • Deadlines • Rubric and checklist  Week Need help 1 Did well V Brainstorming 2 Research Able to do V 1. Brainstorming Week 1 2. Research Week 2 3. Analysis Week 3 4. Synthesis Week 4 5. Topic sentence Week 5 6. Outline Week 6 7. Introduction Week 7 8. Conclusion Week 8 9. Citation Week 9 10.Revision Week 10 9
  10. 10. Essay Writing BRAINSTORMING Goals: • • • • • Apply brainstorming techniques Start thinking about the essay process Think of possible topics Learn how to refine the topic Choose partners for the research Computer lab: start Webliography with URL name, link and annotation 10
  11. 11. Essay Writing RESEARCH Goals: • • • • Massage and refine topics Collaborate and work in groups Discuss possible research methods Publish information to share Computer lab: update Webliography Upcoming SlideShare: Research 11
  12. 12. Essay Writing ANALYSIS Goals: • • • • • Format reference page Examine various sources Collaborate and work in groups Discuss sources of information Publish information to share Computer lab: format references Upcoming SlideShare: Citation style 12
  13. 13. Essay Writing SYNTHESIS Goals: • • • • • What I read Combine elements to express ideas Collaborate and work in groups Analyze research to improve ideas Update Webliography Publish information to share • • • Abdec Cdde Cdde What I think • • • Synthesis Computer lab: synthesize articles Upcoming SlideShare: Synthesis xAbdec zCdde yCdde
  14. 14. Essay Writing TOPIC SENTENCE Goals: • Write a topic statement • Select supporting details • Narrow the topic • Identify a possible thesis statement • Collaborate and work in groups • Write a short paragraph • Publish information to share What is the issue? Computer lab: format a paragraph Upcoming SlideShare: Topic sentences 14
  15. 15. Essay Writing Goals: THESIS STATEMENT • Consider the issue • Narrow the topic What is • Organize your argument the issue? • Write a thesis statement • Select three supporting details • Use a graphic organizer to display information • Write introductory paragraph that includes thesis statement • Write three paragraphs for the body of your essay • Write a conclusion Upcoming SlideShare: Topic sentences • Collaborate and work in groups Computer lab: format essay • Publish information to share 15
  16. 16. Essay Writing OUTLINE Title Topic sentence Goals: • Create an outline for each topic • Collaborate and work in groups • Publish information to share Supporting detail Supporting detail Supporting detail Conclusion Computer lab: format an outline 16
  17. 17. Essay Writing OUTLINE: Use a graphic organizer Goals: • • • • Select a graphic organizer Display information Collaborate and work in groups Publish information to share Reasons for… Title Topic sentence Supporting detail Supporting detail Supporting detail Conclusion Reason one Reason two Another reason Conclusion Computer lab: format an outline 17
  18. 18. Essay Writing INTRODUCTION Goals: • • • • • Write a statement to answer your question Add details to support your opinion Collaborate and work in groups Topic Write a short paragraph Publish information to share Question Computer lab: format a paragraph 18
  19. 19. Essay Writing CONCLUSION Sample (sequence, process, steps) Introduction for a paragraph: There are many ways to register for courses at… Sample (sequence, process, steps) How to register for… Conclusion for a paragraph: In sum, these are some of the ways to register … Computer lab: format concluding statement Sample text structure (sequence): http://www.slideshare.net/RitaProkopetz/paragraph-writing-v-sequence 19
  20. 20. Essay Writing CITATION Goals: • • • • • Recognize importance of citing sources Apply basic in-text citation rules Collaborate and work in groups Write a short paragraph and cite sources Publish information to share Computer lab: cite sources Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL): http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/2/ 20
  21. 21. Essay Writing REVISION/EDITING Goals: • • • • • Identify possible discrepancies Polish final draft Collaborate and work in groups Finalize paragraph Publish information to share Computer lab: format both paragraph and references 21
  22. 22. Essay Writing RECAP Synthesis Analysis Sources Idea! Issue 1. Brainstorming 2. Research 3. Analysis 4. Synthesis 5. Topic sentence/thesis statement 6. Outline 7. Introduction 8. Conclusion 9. Citation Well done! 10.Revision/Editing 22
  23. 23. Essay Writing Essay Reminder Paragraph REVISIT PARAGRAPH WRITING Sentences Words Topic: Essay writing (Revisiting Paragraph Writing) Audience: English language learners Published by: G&R Languages – October, 2013 Images courtesy of ClipArt 23
  24. 24. Essay Writing How to Write an Essay - Steps to follow: 1. Brainstorming 2. Research 3. Analysis 4. Synthesis 5. Topic sentence / thesis statement 6. Outline 7. Introduction 8. Conclusion 9. Citation 10.Editing/Revision Topic: Essay writing (Revisiting Paragraph Writing) Open Educational Resources (OER) Audience: English language learners Published by: G&R Languages – October, 2013 Images courtesy of ClipArt 24
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