Essay Writing

Unit 0 Country Report (Pro) Points
  Overview  
8.19 Introduction 3
8.20 Choosing a Vacation Destination 3
8.21 Basic Requirements 6
8.22 Read an MLA Paper (Mexico) 10
8.23 A Look Ahead 3
8.24 Choose a Country 0
  Prepare Your Document  
8.25 Prepare Your Document (Screencastify) 16
8.26 Create a Google Doc 2
8.27 Check Your Settings 5
8.28 Delete and Backspace 5
8.29 Your Title 5
8.30 Works Cited Heading 5
  A Few Odds and Ends  
8.31 Don't Make This Mistake! 2
8.32 Types of Paragraphs (Review) 5
8.33 Sandwich Paragraphs 7
8.34 What is Evidence? 3
8.35 Leave Yourself out of It 3
  1st Body Paragraph  
8.36 Start Your Research 4
8.37 1st Source in Works Cited Page (Screencastify) 20
8.38 Put Your 1st Source in Your Works Cited Page 5
8.39 1st Body Paragraph (Screencastify) 12
8.40 Identify Your Evidence 5
8.41 Add a Signal Phrase 5
8.42 Add a Topic Sentence 5
8.43 Wrap It Up 5
8.44 Smooth It Out 5
  Avoid These Common Mistakes  
8.45 Don't Teach Me; Persuade Me 5
8.46 3 Sources, 1 Block Quote 4
8.47 Search Smarter 5
8.48 Look for Words That Sell 8
  2nd Body Paragraph  
8.49 2nd Source in Works Cited Page (Screencastify) 16
8.50 2nd Body Paragraph (Screencastify) 18
8.51 Write Your 2nd Body Paragraph 5
  3rd Body Paragraph  
8.52 3rd Source in Works Cited Page (Screencastify) 18
8.53 3rd Body Paragraph (Screencastify) 12
8.54 Write Your 3rd Body Paragraph 5
  Clean Up Your Body Paragraphs  
8.55 Put Your Body Paragraphs in a Logical Order 4
8.56 Format Your Block Quote 5
8.57 Quoted In 5
8.58 Omit Needless Words 5
8.59 Start Cutting 5
8.60 Place Emphatic Words at the End (Original Text) 6
8.61 Place Emphatic Words at the End (Simple Version) 3

8.62

Place Emphatic Words at the End (Topic Sentences) 5
8.63 Mismatch Problems 5
8.64 Cut the Fluff 10
8.65 Rhetorical Questions 6
8.66 Cut Yourself Out 6
8.67 Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 7
  Write Your Introduction  
8.68 Sentence Pattern for Introduction 5
8.69 Introduction (Screencastify) 6
8.70 Write Your Introduction 5
8.71 Parallel Construction (Original Text) 6
8.72 Parallel Construction (Simple Version) 6
8.73 Parallel Construction in Your Introduction 5
32.14 Write Your Conclusion  
8.74 Sentence Pattern for Conclusion 5
8.75 Conclusion (Screencastify) 4
8.76 Write Your Conclusion 5
8.77 Parallel Construction in Your Conclusion 5
  Final Cleanup  
8.78 Final Cleanup (Screencastify) 18
8.79 Clean Up Your Works Cited Page 5
8.80 Double-Check Your Citations 5
8.81 Clean Up Your Signal Phrases 5
8.82 Numbers, Em Dashes, and Ellipses 2
8.83 Clean Up Your Block Quote 5
8.84 Clean Up Your Spacing (Internet Style) 5
8.85 Spell Check Your Paper 5
8.86 Make Sure Your Font is Consistent 5
8.87 Proofread Your Paper 5
8.88 SKIP THIS LESSON (Put Your Essay into Your Portfolio) 5
8.89 Congratulations! (5)

Research Papers Points
11.13 Introduction  
11.14 An Excellent Thesis  
11.15 A Thesis That's Good Enough  
11.16 Your Thesis Should Be Debatable  
11.17 Placement of Your Thesis  
11.18 Basic Outlines  
11.19 Basic Requirements  
11.20 The Quality of Your Evidence  
11.21 Topic Suggestions  
  The Remaining Lessons are Unfinished. Please skip them.  
11.22 Thesis Statement Patterns  
11.23 Choosing a Title  
11.24 Introduction and Conclusion  
11.25 Hooks  
11.26 Rebutting Your Opponents Arguments  
11.27 A Formula for Introductions  
11.28 Variation of the Introduction Formula  
11.29 Patterns for Your Conclusion  
11.29 Background  
11.30 Rhetoric  
11.31 Advice for Intros and Conclusions  
11.32 Choose a Topic / Thesis