This means that your writing moves like a movie camera, as you recall and give details.This pattern is especially useful when your topic is a place.It contains five paragraphs: introduction, conclusion, and three paragraphs, showing three locations within the place you are describing.Chronological order of a descriptive essay is the order of time, so your writing moves scene by scene.This pattern is especially useful when your topic is an event.It contains five paragraphs: introduction, conclusion, and three paragraphs, detailing the three scenes.Climactic Order is the order of importance.
The best advice for developing support and elaboration in narrative writing is “Show, don’t tell.” Good writers help their readers imagine the story by describing the action, providing sensory descriptions, and explaining characters’ thoughts and feelings. Poets are especially adept at using precise details to focus on specific, concrete, observable things or experiences.
Students are expected to analyze how rhetorical techniques (e.g., repetition, parallel structure, understatement, overstatement) in literary essays, true life adventures, and historically important speeches influence the reader, evoke emotions, and create meaning.(7) Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Sensory Language.
Students are expected to write an argumentative essay (e.g., evaluative essays, proposals) to the appropriate audience that includes:(A) a clear thesis or position based on logical reasons with various forms of support (e.g., hard evidence, reason, common sense, cultural assumptions);(B) accurate and honest representation of divergent views (i.e., in the author's own words and not out of context);(C) an organizing structure appropriate to the purpose, audience, and context;(D) information on the complete range of relevant perspectives;(E) demonstrated consideration of the validity and reliability of all primary and secondary sources used;(F) language attentively crafted to move a disinterested or opposed audience, using specific rhetorical devices to back up assertions (e.g., appeals to logic, emotions, ethical beliefs); and(G) an awareness and anticipation of audience response that is reflected in different levels of formality, style, and tone.(17) Oral and Written Conventions/Conventions.