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Russell writenow ch11 power point

  1. 1. McGraw-Hill 11 Evaluating: Film and the Arts
  2. 2. 11-211-2 McGraw-Hill Learning Outcomes • Identify real world applications for evaluation. • Understand the steps for writing an evaluation. • Interpret images and evaluative readings about film and the arts. • Analyze the rhetorical situation for an evaluation. • Apply the steps for writing an evaluative essay.
  3. 3. 11-311-3 McGraw-Hill Real World Applications (LO 11.1) School • You may need to evaluate the performance of your teammates in a collaborative group. • You may need to evaluate a certain course or instructor.
  4. 4. 11-411-4 McGraw-Hill Real World Applications (contd.) Daily Life • You may evaluate the dining experience at a local restaurant. • You may evaluate a recent purchase for value.
  5. 5. 11-511-5 McGraw-Hill Real World Applications (contd.) Career • You may need to complete a self-evaluation in order to get a raise. • You may need to evaluate two pieces of equipment to determine which is superior.
  6. 6. 11-611-6 McGraw-Hill Steps for Writing an Evaluative Essay (LO 11.2) • Begin by describing the subject you are evaluating. • Make a claim about the subject you are evaluating. • Choose several criteria for your evaluation. • Make a judgment about each criterion.
  7. 7. 11-711-7 McGraw-Hill Steps for Writing an Evaluative Essay (contd.) • Support your judgments with specific evidence. • Be fair with your judgments. • End with a final claim about your subject.
  8. 8. 11-811-8 McGraw-Hill Film and the Arts (LO 11.3) Writing about an image • Write an essay evaluating one of the images in this chapter. • You may want to describe the item you are evaluating. • Make sure to several criteria that work for your subject in your evaluation.
  9. 9. 11-911-9 McGraw-Hill Film and the Arts (contd.) Media connection for evaluating • Watch, read, or listen to one of the suggested media from the chapter to discover additional examples of evaluation. • Exploring media may help you better understand methods of evaluation. • Make sure to cite your sources.
  10. 10. 11-1011-10 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (LO 11.4) Subject • Choose a topic that interests you. • Make sure you are qualified to evaluate the topic you selected.
  11. 11. 11-1111-11 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (contd.) Audience • Identify your audience. • Think about which details would be most appropriate for your audience.
  12. 12. 11-1211-12 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (contd.) Purpose • Decide what you want to accomplish. • Select the appropriate focus.
  13. 13. 11-1311-13 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (contd.) Strategy • Your primary goal is evaluation. • You may need to use additional writing strategies.
  14. 14. 11-1411-14 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (contd.) Design • Select the number of criteria you will need to support your evaluation. • Decide if you need additional details to make your evaluation clearer to your audience.
  15. 15. 11-1511-15 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (LO 11.5) Discovering • The readings, images and media suggestions may introduce you to something you want to evaluate. • Once you select your topic, make a list of criteria to consider for your evaluation. • Consider creating a checklist or graphic organizer to help analyze your subject.
  16. 16. 11-1611-16 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Planning • Decide the criteria you want to use for your evaluation. • Consider creating a cluster or outline to organize your ideas. • Save your strongest point for last.
  17. 17. 11-1711-17 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Composing • Write a first draft. • Focus each body paragraph on a specific criterion that supports your evaluation. • Don’t focus on grammar and punctuation.
  18. 18. 11-1811-18 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Getting Feedback • Ask a classmate to read your rough draft. • Utilize the peer review questions if possible. • Get a second opinion if possible.
  19. 19. 11-1911-19 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Revising • Using the feedback you received, revise your evaluation. • Make sure your evaluation is based on specific criteria. • Check that your judgments are fully supported.
  20. 20. 11-2011-20 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Editing • Read your evaluation again. • Look for grammar, punctuation, and mechanics. • Check for consistency in verb tense. • Use the present verb tense.
  21. 21. 11-2111-21 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Proofreading • Read your essay one last time. • Check for typographical errors or other errors that could interfere with a reader’s understanding.

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