ESL133Hook - The Essay COMMUNICATE! C = Content Ideas,...

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ESL 133 DR. FORREST FORDYCE The Essay COMMUNICATE! C = Content Ideas, thoughts, completeness, strong sense of beginning, middle, and ending Thesis Statement O = Organization Order, chronology, logic, planning Topic Sentences M = Mechanics grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, word usage (diction), variety of vocabulary, etc.
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ESL 133 DR. FORREST FORDYCE The Title My Best Friends Two Friends, One World The Countries of My Life A Life in Two Countries Capitalize first word nouns verbs adjectives adverbs
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ESL 133 DR. FORREST FORDYCE The Essay The Introduction The Body The Conclusion
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ESL 133 DR. FORREST FORDYCE The Introduction A Hook Sometimes a (rhetorical) question An interesting but not commonly known fact General Statements Introduce general information about the topic Often have plural subject/verb or abstract/non-count subjects/singular verb; in Simple Present Tense Usually true statements of fact; most people agree Background Statements Often in the past tenses Important fact for the reader to know, usually about the writer Thesis Statement
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DR. FORREST FORDYCE The Introduction A Hook Sometimes a (rhetorical) question An interesting but not commonly known fact A bold, surprising, startling, and/or insightful statement
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2009 for the course ESL 133 taught by Professor Fordyce during the Fall '09 term at Glendale Community College.

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ESL133Hook - The Essay COMMUNICATE! C = Content Ideas,...

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