Different Types of Essays

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This is a powerpoint that I would create if or when I am a High School English teacher.

This is a powerpoint that I would create if or when I am a High School English teacher.

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  • 1. The Different Types Of Essays An Interactive Presentation by: Rashod Seaton
  • 2. DifferentTypes Of Essays
    • Admission Essay
    • Literary Essay
    • Compare and Contrast Essay
    • Scholarship Essay
    • Research Essay
    • Position Essay
    • Informal Essay
    • Expository Essay
    • Process Essay
    • Author’s Slide
    • Resources
    • Concept Map
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    • Admission Essay
    • Literary Essay
    • Compare and Contrast Essay
    • Scholarship Essay
    • Research Essay
    • Position Essay
    • Informal Essay
    • Expository Essay
    • Process Essay
    • Author’s Slide
    • Resources
    • Concept Map
  • 3. Admission Essay
    • This is the type of essay you may need to write after you graduate from high school. An admission essay is a type of persuasive essay. It is used by college students in an attempt to convince the dean of admissions that they are “right” for their school.
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  • 4. Literary Essay
    • This type of essay is thought to be one of the most challenging of all. Literary essays are used to analyze specific parts of a book or poem in order to show the “deeper meaning” a person has found in the book.
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  • 5. Compare and Contrast Essay
    • This type of essay is used by individuals that wish to show the differences or similarities between two or several things (books, people, shapes, etc.).
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  • 6. Scholarship Essay
    • This type of essay is an essay that hopefully partners up with the admission essay. It is usually used in contests in order to help the winner fund their education.
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  • 7. Research Essay
    • This essay is usually dreaded by students from junior high school to college. The research essay is a very formal essay that requires the individual to do rigorous research about a topic and right a factual essay about it.
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  • 8. Position Essay
    • This essay is not quite as hard as a research essay, but it may require one to read another’s findings from their research. After reading the findings the individual should write an essay expressing their position in the findings whether it is in agreement or not.
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  • 9. Informal Essay
    • This essay is, surprisingly enough, not formal. In this essay the individual is writing, but the writing sounds more like a conversation between the reader and the writer. The structure is more “loose” than a research essay.
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  • 10. Expository Essay
    • See Video:
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  • 11. Process Essay
    • This essay may also be quite informal. The reason being is because the writer is explaining how a task is done, step by step, to their readers.
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  • 12. Author’s Slide
    • The author, Rashod Seaton, is from Chicago, IL. He is currently a student at Grand Valley State University majoring in English with an emphasis on Secondary Education; his minor is Physical Education.
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  • 13. Resources
    • www.soundsnap.com
    • www.bestessaytips.com
    • www.unitedstreaming.com
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  • 14. Concept Map Quit The Different Types of Academic Essays (title slide) (sound clip) Main Slide Admission Essay Literary Essay Scholarship Essay Research Essay Position Essay Informal Essay Author’s Slide (my pic w/link to e-mail) Resources Concept Map Compare & Contrast Essay Quit Expository Essay (video) Process Essay