Project #6

Project:# 6 The Essay

The essay is made of paragraphs.

  • The Essay, Montaigne
  • Essay writing is a skill. Learn more about this artform.

    You will be reading articles from OnLine Newspapers. Currently you will read the stories in the Read the News section of Today's Menu. You will write a response based on the articles you read. Include any personal insights, experiences, and opinions as you conclude your own essays.

      Follow this plan:
    • What does it say?
    • What does it mean?
    • What does it matter?

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  • "What's in a Name? Parsing the ‘God Particle,’ the Ultimate Metaphor." An essay by Dennis Overbye.
  • Justice Learning is an innovative, issue-based approach for engaging high school students in informed political discourse.
  • Using Logic in Composition.
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  • How the Language Really Works: The Fundamentals of Critical Reading and Effective Writing
  • A theory of argumentation developed by Stephen Toulmin.
  • The Compare and Contrast essay as described by David Flanagan, Dept. of Writing, Ithaca College. Essays
    Contributed by members of NCTE Talkie list

    1. A Hanging George Orwell
    2. Shooting An Elephant George Orwell
    3. The War Prayer Mark Twain
    4. War is a Racket by Gen. Smedley Butler.
    5. THE IMMENSE JOURNEY by Loren Eiseley
    6. "Salvation" by Langston Hughes
    7. "Shame" by Dick Gregory
    8. Tragedy and the Common Man by Arthur Miller
    9. "Advice to Youth" by Mark Twain
    10. Three by Royko
    11. Bailey White essays
    12. Sarah Vowell
    13. Persuasive Essays

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