What is an Essay? <ul><li>A way to get students to look deeper at their own ideas to a particular topic. </li></ul><ul><li>Short piece of writing that tests the students skills in reading, analysis, persuasion, comparisons, and exposition. </li></ul>
Purpose of an Essay <ul><li>Develop new ideas and concepts through writing. </li></ul>
Expository Essays <ul><li>Essay where a student must research an idea, evaluate what they learned, and make an argument on that idea. </li></ul>
Descriptive Essay <ul><li>Essay where a student must describe a person, place, object, emotion, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>These are helpful for telling stories about an event or experience using imagery. </li></ul>
Narrative Essay <ul><li>These essays are anecdotal, experiential, and personal. They allow the writer to make the essay express themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>If they are written in story form they must contain all parts of the story. </li></ul>
Argumentative Essay <ul><li>These essays are meant to persuade the reader into the writers standpoint on an issue. </li></ul><ul><li>They inform about an idea but are for one side over another. </li></ul>
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