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Engl 1101, Week 3 Notes

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Notes for writing an evaluation
English Composition I
Carla S. Chwat
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Language, english, 1101, UNG, University, Of, North, Georgia, ENGL
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Date Created: 09/18/16
Week University of North 3 Georgia English Composition Engl 1101 • Fall 2016 Key Terms Notes: Evaluation What is an evaluation? Purpose Evaluation is a judgement that is supported with reason and evidence. The effectivity of an evaluation is based upon whether Audience or not the piece has achieved its purpose and whether or not the criteria was clearly stated and enforced the message. Thesis Statement Some examples of criteria in different media forms: Refuting Opinions ● deliverance/presentation ● quality of vocals Support ● lyrics/ message ● impact of an event How to write an evaluation: free writing, making lists, cubing and questioning (p. 90-93, 289 and 292). 1. Choose a text 2. Establish a purpose for writing. Choose a stance and tone for writing. 3. Research the topic/ be able to support your claims. Provide evidence and reasons that support your claim 4. Determine the criteria for evaluating your topic 5. Come up with a thesis that includes the judgement as well as the basic criteria for which the judgement is to me made. 6. Hold your stance towards a topic, but acknowledge differing opinions and effectively refute them. There are many ways to do this, a very common way of achieving this is by comparing and contrasting differing opinions. End GOAL: Try and convince your audience to accept your judgement based on the how well the subject meets your criteria. Dates to See the below flow chart for a summary of evaluations and an Remember/Things to do:example of how to organize an evaluation ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ → Read Chapter 16 in the ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓ Norton ( it may be beneficial to review pages 55-56 and 63-67) → 9/07/16 – Essay # 1 due via D2L → 09/05/16 No Class Meeting


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