Illustration<br />Mrs. Jefferson<br />095 Fundamentals of Writing<br />
What Is Illustration<br />Uses specific examples to support a general point.<br />Allows you to support a point by providi...
General vs. Specific<br />General statement -  Broad point<br />Traffic can be bad on Hamliton Boulevard<br />Car insuranc...
General vs. Specific<br />General statements should be supported with specificexamples.<br />Traffic can be bad on Hamilto...
Writing the Illustration Paragraph<br />
Gathering Ideas:  Illustration<br />Adding Details to an Idea<br />Creating a Topic Sentence<br />
Devising a Plan:  Illustration<br />Keep your topic sentence in mind<br />Outlining your illustration paragraph<br />Addin...
Drafting and Revising:  Illustration<br />Create your first draft<br />Use the checklist on page 49 to revise your draft<b...
Polishing and Proofreading:  Illustration<br />Review your draft for errors:<br />Spelling<br />Punctuation<br />Typing<br...
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Illustration (Chapter 2)

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Illustration (Chapter 2)

  1. 1. Illustration<br />Mrs. Jefferson<br />095 Fundamentals of Writing<br />
  2. 2. What Is Illustration<br />Uses specific examples to support a general point.<br />Allows you to support a point by providing a specific example.<br />
  3. 3. General vs. Specific<br />General statement - Broad point<br />Traffic can be bad on Hamliton Boulevard<br />Car insurance costs more today than it did last year.<br />
  4. 4. General vs. Specific<br />General statements should be supported with specificexamples.<br />Traffic can be bad on Hamilton Boulevard<br />During the morning rush hour, the exit on First Avenue is jammed. If there is an accident, cars can be backed up for a mile.<br />Car insurance costs more today than last year.<br />Last year I paid $150 a month, this year I pay $200 a month. My mother who has never had a traffic ticket, has seen her insurance premium rise 50 percent.<br />
  5. 5. Writing the Illustration Paragraph<br />
  6. 6. Gathering Ideas: Illustration<br />Adding Details to an Idea<br />Creating a Topic Sentence<br />
  7. 7. Devising a Plan: Illustration<br />Keep your topic sentence in mind<br />Outlining your illustration paragraph<br />Adding details to your outline<br />Eliminating details that are repetitive<br />
  8. 8. Drafting and Revising: Illustration<br />Create your first draft<br />Use the checklist on page 49 to revise your draft<br />Use varying transitions<br />
  9. 9. Polishing and Proofreading: Illustration<br />Review your draft for errors:<br />Spelling<br />Punctuation<br />Typing<br />Copying<br />

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