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Essay Writing Process

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1. Worrying ALL AT ONCE about every aspect of writing (grammar, organization, formatting, etc).

2. Writing from beginning to end of essay
(Introduction >> Body >>> Conclusion)


3. Feeling the need to know exactly what they want to say before writing.
Pre-Writing Strategies:
How to Start Writing that Essay

Pre-writing
strategies
Eliminate
distractions
Make lists
FREE
WRITE
Where to begin?!
What makes writing that
first draft often challenging?

possible topics
general topics (pro/con ideas)
sequence of events
Writing:
Recursive
Process

Mind map
outline
a basic essay model
Write for 5-10 minutes -- nonstop!
Do NOT worry about grammar, vocab, sentence structure, etc.
Just write freely & quickly!


Ask prompting questions:
a) Why did I choose this topic?
b) What questions do I have?
c) Why does this topic matter?
Venn Diagram
What President Obama's
draft looks like
Other helpful tips
Discuss ideas with a friend or tutor
Write a mini version of your essay
OTHER HELPFUL TIPS
Take a break
"In learning how to write, what is most important
is learning how to plan before writing. You may have thought that grammar and usage and punctuation are most important, but that isn't so. If you don't know any grammar, you will have trouble with writing; but if you don't know how to plan, you simply can't write."
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Start Early!
ESSAY DUE
BEGIN ESSAY!
Talk to your professors. Ask for a model essay.
Choose a topic you care about
Imagine a reader who is respectful & attentive
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one-on-one support in a friendly environment
More ways to outline
Let's try it!
Choose a prewriting strategy -- 5 minutes
Discuss with your neighbor


Prompt:

What does it mean to be human?





Essay Prompt:
“Scandals are useful because they focus our attention on
problems in ways that no speaker or reformer ever could.”

Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which
you agree or disagree with this claim.
COMMON MISTAKES:
Prewriting: Cubing
-probing a topic from six different perspectives
1. Describing
2. Comparing
3. Associating
4. Analyzing
5. Applying
6. Arguing
Rhetorical Situation
s
F
Writer's credibility,
authority, appearance
Rree
Reader's values, expectations,
beliefs, knowledge
Main point, evidence,
structure, genre of writing
1. Reread your freewrite silently.

2. Highlight/underline key ideas

3. Summarize your main points
Looking back:
Paragraph =
one main point + a few supporting ideas
Going to a live football game is definitely better than watching one on TV for a number of reasons.

For one, you get to be otudoors instead of cooped up in a room. You get to be with other rowdy fanatics. You may also be lucky enough to touc or see up close a favorite player. And there is tail-gaiting, of course, which is always fun and full of anticipation.
Prewriting
-what comes between that blank computer screen and polished draft

-all preliminary work that precedes the actual essay writing
Pre-writing

-all of the preliminary work that precedes actual essay writing
-reading the assignment
-thinking about writing while jogging

Eliminate distractions

Brainstorm!
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