Welcome to EGL212-01

Instructor: Jeff Lebow Office: D571 Email: [email protected]
Office Hours: Wednesdays 2-5pm,
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This is an advanced composition course that will focus on fine tuning writing skills acquired during prerequisite courses. Aspects of composition covered will include academic, creative, and letter writing.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Week#3 - Opinion Essay

Persuasive Essay Overview
Writing a five paragraph opinion essay
        A Cat is a Man's Best Friend
        The Benefits of Regular Exercise
        The Hazards of Moviegoing
        The Three Africas
        Why Study Shakespeare?

If You Teach or Write 5-Paragraph Essays--Stop It!

Topic Sentence Exercises

Assignment:   - By Tuesday night (11pm) post the thesis statement of your opinion essay in the Class Band.
- By Sunday 3pm: Based on your thesis statement and topic sentences, write the first draft of your Opinion Essay using Google Docs. Name the document 'Your Name - Opinion Essay'. Bring a print out of your essay to class on Monday, Sept. 21.

Thesis Sentence vs. Topic Sentence

How to Write a Thesis for Beginners

How to Write a Topic Sentence Video

How to Write a Conclusion

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