Indeed, there are countless examples of essay topics and different styles of essays, but it seems to me that the authors believe that as students read they should come up with a question about the text and then try to answer this problem in an essay.
The essay can be written around a block comparison, where the two or more things to be compared are discussed separately in longer multi-paragraph sections, or on a point-by-point basis, alternating each paragraph.
This is especially bad at shorter lengths, where making good decisions about what to include and exclude is critical. Words and phrases that implicitly or explicitly assert mastery of the entire corpus of material related to the assignment, often through language that compares a source text to all other source texts of the class X from which the text comes.
I totally agree with the authors of this book and I have been teaching high school English for eleven years now. Campbell writes about the most effective strategies for teaching students to write about literature.
The chapters instruct the reader on designing lesson plans that will lead students to forming their own arguments about the text. The implicit hope here is that the writer will find a potent enough metaphor or passage to hang a larger argument on if they pay close attention to the language of their sources or material.
I was hoping for a book that would actually help There were many conflicts over these rules. Book fell far short of expectations. The reverse, by the way, works equally well, namely, taking an issue that is commonly understood as changing considerably over time and arguing that it actually is quite static.
Bad or nonexistent paragraph transitions. Sue Witmer on Aug 22, I was hoping for a book that would actually help me teach students to break out of the stifling effects of the 5 paragraph essay Indirect rule was an unjust system. In Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay, Kimberly and Kristi show you how to reclaim the literary essay and create a program that encourages thoughtful writing in response to literature.
By Mike on Feb 01, Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay is divided up into seven chapters, as well as having 60 pages in the appendix that give examples lessons, provide graphic organizers and outline processes for various learning strategies.
However, open minded individuals will be able to take some of the strategies and make them their own. I am looking forward to starting the new school year with this book at my right hand. This book inspired me and I plan on revisiting this text again and again through out my teaching career.
A compare-and-contrast paper that concludes with an unresolved or rhetorical question about the meaning of the comparison is banal and descriptive, but a paper that concludes with an emphatic resolution of the comparison or contrast can be excellent.
The first few chapters offer different ideas for how to get students to write more authentically.
Another noteworthy tidbit- A lot of the lesson ideas were created by an IB teacher. Will every student be able to do this? I look forward to implementing many of these suggestions in my classroom this year.
It is right up there with all concluding sentences starting with "In conclusion. The key to doing this paper well is picking a theme or issue where tracing its development over time is itself a potent or pointed analytic choice, where pursues a chronological dimension to an issue repudiates some other way of understanding it.
The discussion was centered around the ineffectiveness of the five paragraph essay and the lack of materials available to help teachers move away from this practice. They provide numerous strategies that stimulate student thinking, value unique insight, and encourage lively, personal writing, including the following: An essay built around a very tight interpretation of a single word, phrase, metaphor or other linguistic component of a source or scholarly account, or focus on a tight comparison of several related passages.
Most colonial governments were based on indirect rule.
Kimberly Hill Campbell and Kristi Latimer reviewed the research on the effectiveness of the form as a teaching tool and discovered that the research does not support the five-paragraph formula. I usually base my comments on some scrawled meta-notes I keep as I work through each batch of essays.
By Jean Prokott on Nov 24, I use this book constantly in my classroom, and I give it to all those teachers around me who are still stuck on the 5 paragraph essay.
This is also very simple, and often produces a mediocre paper that is purely descriptive and non-analytical, but if it is done well, can be very sophisticated. We want students to know that their writing can convey something important:Beyond the Five Paragraph Essay.
Whether an essay is five paragraphs, or has many more, each kind follows the basic shape of the essay and has the three basic building blocks: introduction, body, and conclusion.
The body section is just much more flexible than you may have. Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay When I hand back analytic essays, I try to leave room to do a collective post-mortem and talk about common problems or challenges that appeared in a number of essays.
I think it helps a lot to know that the comment you got is a comment that other people got, and also to know how some people dealt more.
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