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English 12 Essay Presentation


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Here is a English 12 Essay presentation I made this year. Talks about the basics of essays, and the different types of essays. …

Here is a English 12 Essay presentation I made this year. Talks about the basics of essays, and the different types of essays.

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  • For all ending body paragraphs, be sure to include in the script: “for each body, how does it relate to the thesis statement”
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    • 1. ESSAYS  You know you love them. 
    • 2. Outline
      • What is an Essay?
      • Different Types of Essays
      • What Makes a Good Essay?
      • Essay Structure
    • 3. What is an Essay?
      • An analysis of any topic in which there are points that get explained by sources/evidence.
      • Consists of:
        • Introduction paragraph
        • Body paragraph(s)
        • Concluding paragraph
    • 4. Different Types of Essays
      • Argumentative Essay
        • A form of essay that tries to prove a point by supporting it with evidence
      • Example: Climate change is happening because of the increase in human activity.
      • Descriptive Essay
        • A type of essay in which it describes an object or animation using different adjectives
      • Example: What is your Utopia?
    • 5.
      • Expository Essay
        • An explanation essay
          • Cause and effect
          • Compare and contrast
          • Classification
          • Sequencing
      • Example: Explain the cause and effect that World War I had on Canada?
      • Narrative Essay
        • An essay in which it is in the form of a story with a narrator explaining events taken place which try to prove a point or an initial thesis
      • Example: What was the best idea you ever had that made a difference in your life?
    • 6.
      • Formal Essay
        • An essay where there is a subject that has to explained or proven with concrete evidence and proper essay format
      • Example: How did Canada contribute in World War I?
      • Informal Essay
        • A type of essay that allows the writer to go a bit off topic and not use proper evidence (assuming)
        • allows humour
        • lets the author’s opinion get involved in the essay
      • Example: Why do you think Star Trek was popular?
    • 7.
      • Personal Essay
        • An informal essay that explains a personal opinion about any topic
      • Example: Explain whether or not you like cats .
      • Persuasive Essay
        • An essay in which you try to convince the reader into believing one point other than the other
      • Example: Was Louis Riel a hero to the Métis?
    • 8. What Makes a Good Essay?
      • Formal essay
        • A well thought out, serious, answer to an essay topic
        • Good topic sentence
        • Logical argument
        • Wide range of supporting evidence
          • Explain how the evidence is related to the topic
        • Well organized essay structure
          • Introduction
          • 3+ body paragraphs
          • Concluding summary
    • 9. Essay Structure
      • Introductory Paragraph
        • Thesis statement
          • States the main idea or intent of the essay
        • Major supporting details
          • Shows supporting statements for your thesis
      • Body Paragraph
        • Evidence 1:
        • Evidence 2:
        • Evidence 3:
        • Transition
    • 10.
      • Concluding Paragraph
        • Summary of all details supporting your thesis statement
        • Refer back to thesis statement
        • Go out with a bang