FORMAL ASSIGNMENT REVISION CONFERENCE
In order to submit a revision, you must also participate in a revision writing conference. Review your graded assignment
and use my comments and grading to guide you in your questions for the writing conference instru
Writing an Introduction
Your introduction should begin with an attention-getter/hook/lead to capture the readers attention.
Should be thoughtprovoking and openended
Can be directly or
indirectly related to
Why Is a Thesis Statement So Important?
Good question. As weve stated in class, our goal as writers is to give information to our readers that is
interesting and easily understood. The thesis statement is typically that one sentence that
Based on a presentation by Ayana Y oung for Prairie
View A & M University
Basic Essay Graphic Organizer
Introduction Paragraph Introduce
Body Paragraph IIntroduce and support your first thesis point with
A. Topic Sentence
1. Supporting deta
Academic Writing Donts
Transitioning into college writing may be
challenging to students. The ultimate goal is
to communicate clearly to any person
reading your writing, and there are several
items to keep in mind when writing for
academic purposes. Remem
Sample Writing Plan for Descriptive Paragraph
My English professor's tiny office is a study in clutter.
Topic Sentence Question:
In what ways is my English professor's office a study in clutter?
Details that answer the topic sentence que
An effective written description is one
that presents a clear picture to your
An interesting description attracts the
A successful description uses vivid
vocabulary, including c
Writing Paragraphs of Importance
2001 by Ruth Luman
The body paragraphs in your essay support
the main idea in your thesis statement by
breaking it down into smaller ideas or subtopics.
Ideas in your par
Outline for Descriptive Paragraph
NOTE: This outline serves only as a guide. You may wish to include more or fewer specific details. Before
you write the details on this outline, choose the best order for arranging them (such as space order).