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With the help of this presentation students can be provided with a proper set of idea that can help them in getting a proper understanding of essay writing http://www.paperomatic.com/essays/

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  • 1. Essay writing: the steps in the process 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Prewriting Writing Rewriting Editing Publishing      planning it writing it revising/improving it polishing/correcting it turning it in Academic Success Center
  • 2. Prewriting 1. Brainstorm topics and choose one 1. Listing 2. Freewriting 3. Web diagram 2. Prepare outline of ideas 3. Write thesis statement Academic Success Center
  • 3. Example web Webbing Academic Success Center
  • 4. Example outline Outlining I. A. B. C. II. III. IV. Academic Success Center
  • 5. Um, what’s a thesis statement? • It is a road map for the paper; in other words, it tells the reader what to expect from the rest of the paper. • It directly answers the question asked of you. A thesis is an interpretation of a question or subject, not the subject itself. • It is usually a single sentence somewhere in your first paragraph that presents your argument to the reader. Academic Success Center
  • 6. Writing 1. Write the body 1. Write the main points 2. Write the subpoints 3. Elaborate on the subpoints 2. Write the introduction 3. Write the conclusion Academic Success Center
  • 7. Rewriting • Allow some time so you may reread your writing with more objectivity. • Check your essay – – – – Addresses the assignment? Has good order/organization? Makes sense? Flows smoothly? • Remove what doesn’t work, add ideas to improve it, reorder for stronger impact, etc. Academic Success Center
  • 8. Writing Center Did you use it?! Academic Success Center
  • 9. Editing • Run spelling checker and grammar checker. • Have a friend read it with an eye out for errors. • Look carefully for the kinds of error you have made on past assignments; refer to professor’s comments on previous essays. Academic Success Center
  • 10. Publishing • Turn it in on time! • Consider submitting it for essay contests or publication in appropriate journals. Ask your professor about these opportunities. • When you receive it with the professor’s feedback, save it and refer to it—and the comments—the next time you write an essay . . . Always aim to learn from one essay to improve the next one you write! Academic Success Center
  • 11. Sources • http://www.paperomatic.com/assignments/ • http://www.vmi.edu/Content.aspx?id=2789 • http://twp.duke.edu/uploads/assets/Using %20Visual%20Rhetoric%20in %20Academic%20Writing.pdf Academic Success Center