Associate Program Material Appendix C Rhetorical Modes Matrix Rhetorical modes are methods for effectively communicating through language and writing. Complete the following chart to identify the purpose and structure of the various rhetorical modes used in academic writing. Provide at least 2 tips for writing each type of rhetorical device. |Rhetorical Mode |Purpose – Explain when or why each rhetorical mode is used.|Structure – Explain |Provide 2 tips for writing in | | | |what organizational |each rhetorical mode. | | | |method works best | | | | |with each rhetorical | | | | |mode.
COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES & EDUCATION SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION &CREATIVE ARTS DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION, LANGUAGE & LITERATURE LNG 501 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC STUDIES ASSIGNMENT 1 ACADEMIC ESSAY WRITING Research is a basic component in the preparation of any piece of writing especially in an Academic or Argument essay .The essay topics reflect the material given in all of the readings. Students may want to read around other sources as well in order to gain additional ideas for their selected topic. Students must acknowledge the source of such further material and use the correct format for referencing. The value of any essay lies primarily in the thoughts and ideas expressed. Academic essays are a form of communicating knowledge within which there is a clear line of argument soundly supported by evidence and appropriate referencing.
It is significant write an essay. To explain, an outline will explain to you what you have to write. It is very easy to figure out. The intention of an outline is put your ideas on the paper. Outline should consist of introduction, body paragraph and conclusion.
After selecting the ideas and research the orator prepares his speech. He arranges his ideas and often writes it according to the principles of good writing. He selects an introduction, a body and conclusion for his topic. The various sections should be joined seamlessly to ensure smooth delivery of the information.
Planning can help you to formulate ideas and to ensure that the structure of your final essay is logical and appropriate to the essay title. There is many different way of planning that I use such as drawing pictures, making lists, brainstorming, using graphic organizers. Planning is important because it make the writing easier when I plan what I’m going to talk about. Also in the article by Berkenkotter which she did study and experiment on Donald M. Murray to see how perfitonal academics and she found that planning is important process in Murray writing Strategy. “Some of the more provocative findings of this study concern the sub-processes of planning and revising that have not been observed in conventional protocols”.
(Remember, the rough drafts should demonstrate revision and editing.) Checklist for Evaluation of Comparison/Contrast Essay: * A creative title for the essay * A “hook” in the introduction (to get the reader’s interest/attention) * A clear thesis statement * Specific, appropriate details included to explain similarities and differences * Block organization * Logically connected ideas (transitions) * Effective use of a conclusion paragraph * Use of formal language * Avoidance of slang and informal expressions * Overall clarity of communication * Correct usage of grammar, punctuation and spelling | 10 | 8 | 6 | 4 | Introduction | Introduction is very organized with well-constructed hook, general information, and thesis. | Introduction is organized as a paragraph including hook, general information, and thesis. | Introduction is an incomplete paragraph. The hook, general information, or thesis is lacking.
------------------------------------------------- University of Phoenix Material Rhetorical Modes Quiz Complete the following chart to identify the purpose and structure of the various rhetorical modes used in academic writing. Provide at least two tips for writing each type of rhetorical device. Rhetorical mode | Purpose Explain when or why each rhetorical mode is used. | StructureExplain what organizational method works best with each rhetorical mode. | TipsProvide two tips for writing in each rhetorical mode.
Response is coherent, logical and structured. Form and style match audience and purpose. Candidates show analytical and interpretive skill when evaluating: • social, cultural and historical context of text; • the writer’s exploitation of language for emotive and figurative effect; • style, structure and characterisation. In real terms, then, this requires you to research, record and evaluate the following in the introduction to your essay: • biographical details of Arthur Conan Doyle that are relevant to his Sherlock Holmes fiction; • the detective fiction genre and its conventions; • how Arthur Conan Doyle influenced this genre with Sherlock Holmes; WRITING
The next step is to conduct an outline. An outline is a good way to keep your information in order. It provides a overall view of your paper. Outlines are also good when making speeches and writing essays. The next step is actually writing the paper.