For this assignment (AND each subsequent weekly writing topic assignment), write THREE paragraphs:
1. Paragraph one summarizes the assignment; this describes the main points of the media: articles/videos/ powerpoint, etc.
2. Paragraph two is your response: what you learned, how it could influence your writing.
3. Paragraph three compares and contrasts how the topic is discussed and explained in the different media formats.
YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWqMQ26Gqi4
Watch these two videos:
- Writing an Argument Thesis Statement from English Class 212
- How to Write an Effective Essay from Eng Vid (above)
Read two articles:
Watch these two Powerpoints: