English 9070-101 Chapter 9 Notes
English 9070-101 Chapter 9 Notes English 9070-101
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Chapter 9 Notes Goal 1: Draft an Essay Goal 2: Read while drafting an essay Goal 3: Write and revise the body of an essay Goal 4: Write introductions, conclusions, and titles Goal 5: Think critically as you revise your draft Goal 6: Edit and proofread Goal 1: Draft an essay A draft is a tentative or preliminary version of your essay. *Helpful tip: refer back to draft tips on page 55 in Chapter 2 of the textbook Goal 2: Read while drafting an essay How will reading help while drafting an essay? Goal 3: Write and Revise the body of an essay Support your thesis with substantial evidence Personal experiences Anecdotes Examples Reasons Descriptions Facts Statistics Quotation (from sources) *Helpful tip: see table 91 on page 273 of the textbook for different ways to add evidence to your essay Use transitions to make connections: Use transitional words and phrases to make your essay flow smoothly and communicate clearly Write a transitional sentence Repeat key terms *Helpful tip: Refer to table 92 on page 277 for examples of transitions for various organizational patterns Goal 4: Write introductions, conclusions, and titles What are the functions of the introduction, conclusion, and title of an essay? Goal 5: Think critically as you revise your draft Revision strategies for drafts: Examine your ideas Use revision maps (see page 281) Examine content and structure Revise thesis statement Revise paragraphs Revise sentences and words Goal 6: Edit and proofread Strategies for editing and proofreading Check for common errors Use spellchecker and grammar checkers Use a proofreading checklist Make sure the essay format is correct Keep an error log
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