• Argumentation

    (persuasive)

    Source

    Informational

    Source

    Narrative

    Source

    advertisement

     

    advice column

     

    autobiography

     

    business letters:

    * application  

      (cover letter)

    * complaint

    * recommendation

    * request

     

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    articles:

    * feature

    * narrative

    * news

     

    biography

     

    brochure/pamphlet

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    brochure/pamphlet

     

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    chapter in a novel

     

    debate

     

    business letters:

    * complaint

    * informational

    * thank you

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    eyewitness account

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    editorial/commentary

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    contract

     

    narrative

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    letter to the editor

     

     

     

    personal essay

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    persuasive essays:

    * essay of argumentation

    * essay of opposing ideas

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    essays:

    * cause/effect

    * comparison

    * definition

    * informational

    * problem/solution

    * process

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    personal narrative

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    proposal

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    instructions

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    script

     

    review/critique

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    interview

     

    short story

     

    speech

    * sermon

     

     

    laboratory report

     

     

     

     

     

    literature:

    * literary analysis

    * response to literature

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    manual

     

     

     

     

     

    obituary

     

     

     

     

     

    online sources:

    * Animoto Video

    * Audio (Record & Upload)

    * Blog

    * Collaborative Storytelling

    * Comic Strip

    * Digital Poster

    * Inspired Picture Writing

    * Podcast

    * Prezi

    * Publish a book

    * Survey

    * Wiki

     

     

     

     

     

     

    recipe

     

     

     

     

     

    research report

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    résumé

     

     

     

     

     

    review/critique

     

     

     

     

     

    survey/questionnaire

     

     

     

     

     

    will

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Resources: 

     

    Comprehensiveresources that offer tips/tools for teaching writing:

    1.  Writer’s INC (WI)

    2.  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/   

     

    3.  http://writingcenter.unc.edu/

     

    4.  http://www.webenglishteacher.com/index.html  

     

     Other Resources:  

     

    5.  http://jerz.setonhill.edu/

    * a site dedicated to MLAstyle with examples and explanations. 
     
    6.  http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/essay-30063.html
         There is
    a freeprewriting exercise that allows students to create an "essay map" fortheir writing

     

    7.  http://www.roanestate.edu/owl/Argument.html 

         * a comprehensive look into how to write an essay of argumentation

     

    8. http://sheg.stanford.edu/?q=node/43

         Read Like a Historian

     

    9.  http://www.instagrok.com/

         Creating Graphic Organizers as End Products

     

    10.  www.history.org/history/teaching/enewsletter/volume9/.../writing.pdf

         Writing in the Social Studies Classroom

     

    11.  michigan.gov/documents/mde/SSWAC_225020_7.pdf

           Writing Across the Curriculum:  Social Studies