Summer writing is one such activity. Summer writing tends to be much m ore casual and may even take on a whimsical aspect.
Write an argumentative essay about some aspect of the "media" television, radio, print media, electronic media, etc. Write an argumentative essay about a topic of your choice.
Use at least three sources, citing them parenthetically in the text, and include a list of "Works Cited" following MLA format. Length should be a minimum of three full pages typed, double-spaced.
Maximum length should be six pages. Your main claim i. Use at least three sources, two of which should be current magazine, journal, or newspaper articles; cite uses of your sources parenthetically in the text, and include a list of "Works Cited.
Failure to cite your sources in your first draft will result in your not receiving credit for that draft on the day it is due. The minimum length of your text not including your Works Cited page is four typed, double-spaced pages, with an upper maximum of about six pages.
The first draft is due in class on Tuesday, March 26 for peer critique ; the second draft, along with three peer critiques and a typed first draft, will be due in class on Thursday, March I will not accept any essays lacking any of these things.
Any late papers including those returned to students for failing to turn in all required materials will be penalized on your daily work grade. Remember, each successive draft of an essay should constitute a substantive change i.
If your second draft is substantially the same essay as the first draft, I will return it to you for further revision and you will be penalized on your daily work grade accordingly. Write an argumentative essay similar to Essays 4 and 5, but this time your topic should pertain to some aspect of the future.
While it is not necessary that you speculate or try to predict the future, the essay should somehow look toward the future. The first draft is due in class on Thursday, April 11, for peer critique ; the second draft, along with three peer critiques and a typed first draft, will be due in class on Tuesday, April Revised April 18, Writing Topics.
Do you want to inspire your students to write great narratives, essays, and reports? Check out these grade-specific writing topics organized by mode (explanatory, creative, and so on). Why are some people so cruel? Why I deserve the job _ is like a boomerang; Narrative Writing.
A day I will always remember; A friend who. Create a story that fits perfectly with your choices. Write a song with ideas for lyrics that are heartfelt. Use the chart effectively for ideas for a rap song.
SONG IDEAS. SONG THEME IDEAS. PLAN A SONG THEME. Good Health / Poor Health. Cancer. Search Cure For Health Problems.
Depression. Okay so i am s song writer. I know when people write songs it has to come from heart. Well i just need some ideas.
I have a pretty boarding life so if i get ideas i can connect to make it sound good. Selecting a Good Topic.
As mentioned, there are dozens of topics to consider but it helps to stick with a general area of interest you have. Maybe you want to write about how music was introduced to the radio if you are someone who enjoys listening to it regularly.
The creative process is intensely personal, and you need to feel relaxed and comfortable enough to talk about intimate experiences, and to throw some ridiculous ideas into the mix.
Write down some memories from your past and explore what made them powerful enough to remember! Focus on one per vignette.
Conjure the smells and tastes and sounds and whatever sensory snippets stuck in your mind.