Craft a coherent essay (i.e., one that is not just a series of paragraph responses to the prompt) in which you respond (in appropriate order) to all of the following components: General introduction to the topic
Craft a coherent essay (i.e., one that is not just a series of paragraph responses to the prompt) in which you respond (in appropriate order) to all of the following components:
General introduction to the topic
Introduce the authors to claim
What does the author want his/her audience to do or think after reading this?
Summary of the text- what are the main parts of the argument?
Introduce Strategy 1
Give Example of Strategy 1
Explain why Strategy 1 is effective
Introduce Strategy 2
Give Example of Strategy 2
Explain why Strategy 2 is effective
Describe the organization of the article. What does the author do in the main sections of the text? You can also discuss the length of the article. How does the organization help make the author’s argument effective?
What does the author assume about his/ her audience? Are these assumptions reasonable?
Based on the things you have already discussed (strategies, organization, assumptions) do you think this argument is convincing?
Identify and provide a brief explanation of the author’s argument
Describe and discuss two strategies that the author uses to support his or her argument
Describe the overall structure of the reading selection and explain whether it furthers the aims of the author’s argument
|Academic Level||College (1-2 years: Freshmen, Sophomore)|
|Number of Pages||2 Page(s)/550 words|