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  • 1. McGraw-Hill 6 Describing: Media and Popular Culture
  • 2. 6-26-2 McGraw-Hill Learning Outcomes • Identify real world applications for writing a description. • Understand the steps for writing a description. • Interpret images and descriptive readings about media and popular culture. • Analyze the rhetorical star for description. • Apply the steps for writing a description.
  • 3. 6-36-3 McGraw-Hill Real World Applications (LO 6.1) • School – Describe what you see under a microscope. – Describe your observations during field work. • Daily Life – Describe a dream home to a real estate agent. – Describe your symptoms to a physician. • Career – Describe your past achievements on a job application. – Describe the products or services your company offers.
  • 4. 6-46-4 McGraw-Hill Steps for Writing Descriptively (LO 6.2) • Begin by creating a dominant impression. • Use an objective or a subjective approach. • Appeal to the senses. • Include similes and/or metaphors. • Organize your description logically. • End with something memorable.
  • 5. 6-56-5 McGraw-Hill Pop Culture: Images & Descriptive Readings (LO 6.3) Writing about an image • Describe image. • Tell how it appeals to the senses. • Explain what aspect of popular culture the image represents.
  • 6. 6-66-6 McGraw-Hill Popular Culture: Images & Persuasive Readings (contd.) Media connection for describing • Watch, read, or listen to the suggested media for examples. • View various types of media to better understand methods of description.
  • 7. 6-76-7 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (LO 6.4) Subject • Choose a topic that you can observe firsthand or through a picture, television show, or other medium. • You might describe an interesting place, an exciting event, a unique person or animal, or an unusual object. • Capture something interesting to share with your readers.
  • 8. 6-86-8 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (contd.) Audience • Know your readers. • Determine what about your subject will interest your readers. • Select the audience characteristics you can appeal to in your description.
  • 9. 6-96-9 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (contd.) Purpose • Consider what you want to accomplish. • Decide if you want to inform, persuade, or entertain your readers. • Describe your subject so you readers feel as if they have observed it themselves. • Keep your purpose in mind at all times.
  • 10. 6-106-10 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (contd.) Audience • Consider if your audience will be supportive, hostile, or undecided. • Select details that will appeal to your specific audience.
  • 11. 6-116-11 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (contd.) Strategy • Determine if other writing strategies are needed. • Consider what additional information may be necessary.
  • 12. 6-126-12 McGraw-Hill The Rhetorical Star (contd.) Design • Select the number of details necessary. • Determine if graphics or other design elements are needed. • Design your document to be as descriptive as possible.
  • 13. 6-136-13 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (LO 6.5) Discovering • Search for a subject in the chapter that would be interesting to describe. • Go somewhere scenic, such as a beach, the woods, or a mountainside to find something beautiful to describe. • Make a list of sensory details. • Freewrite what comes to mind about your topic. • Make a rough sketch of your subject to determine what details to cover.
  • 14. 6-146-14 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Planning • Create a list of adjectives you would like to include in your description. • Determine the order in which you would like to present the descriptive details: left to right, top to bottom, near to far, and so on. • Organize your ideas with a graphic organizer, a cluster, or an outline.
  • 15. 6-156-15 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Composing • Write a first draft. • Keep your dominant impression in mind. • Don’t focus on grammar or punctuation. • Keep the steps for descriptive writing in mind. Getting Feedback • Have a peer read your rough draft. • Utilize the peer review questions if possible. • Get a second opinion, if possible.
  • 16. 6-166-16 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Revising • Make sure your description is full of sensory details. • Add, delete, or rearrange ideas as needed. Editing • Read your essay again. • Check for grammar, punctuation, and mechanics. • Use transitions to help your descriptive details flow smoothly .
  • 17. 6-176-17 McGraw-Hill Applying the Writing Process (contd.) Proofreading • Read your essay at least one more time. • Look for typographical errors. • Make final corrections.