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Ch 14: The Writing Process for 9th Grade: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Writing Process chapter of this 9th Grade English Homework Help course helps students complete their writing process homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your writing process homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample questions and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your writing process homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Brainstorming
  • Writing an outline
  • Organizing an essay
  • Writing strong arguments
  • Setting the tone with word choice and language
  • Evaluating reasoning
  • Writing for an audience

12 Lessons in Chapter 14: The Writing Process for 9th Grade: Homework Help
What Is Brainstorming?

1. What Is Brainstorming?

You may have been told that it's important to brainstorm before writing an essay. This video explains why it's well worth your time to make brainstorming part of your writing routine.

Techniques for Brainstorming Great Ideas

2. Techniques for Brainstorming Great Ideas

Great essays are made up of great ideas. Finding those great ideas is the first critical step on the road to writing a terrific essay. Learn some popular and effective brainstorming techniques that will work whether you have an hour or two weeks to write your paper.

How to Write an Outline

3. How to Write an Outline

Whether it's a doctoral thesis or high school essay, outlining is crucial to writing success. This lesson emphasizes the importance of outlines and specifically addresses the three most common outlines for writers to utilize.

How to Organize an Essay

4. How to Organize an Essay

In this video, we will cover the steps involved in organizing an essay. We'll talk about titles, introductory paragraphs, concluding paragraphs, main points, transition statements and editing.

How to Write a Great Argument

5. How to Write a Great Argument

Many times our writing must not just be informative but it must also be persuasive. One of the best ways to be very persuasive is to use a great argument. Learn six steps you can follow to write a great argument.

How Word Choice and Language Sets the Tone of Your Essay

6. How Word Choice and Language Sets the Tone of Your Essay

In this video, we will discuss how word choice sets the tone for your essay. This includes letting the reader know if you are angry, happy or even attempting to refrain from bias. These tools bring your 'voice' into your writing.

Logos, Ethos and Pathos: 3 Ways to Appeal to an Audience in Essays

7. Logos, Ethos and Pathos: 3 Ways to Appeal to an Audience in Essays

Appeal is an important aspect to writing, especially when your goal is to inform and/or persuade the reader in some area. In this lesson, we will examine the three main types of appeal: logos, ethos and pathos

How to Evaluate Reasoning

8. How to Evaluate Reasoning

Evaluating reasoning in an essay or article is an important step in critical analysis. Being able to judge if something is reasonable whether or not you agree with the argument will be our learning focus for this video.

How to Engage Readers by Picking and Developing an Appeal

9. How to Engage Readers by Picking and Developing an Appeal

There are three types of appeals that you can use in your persuasive writing to make your arguments more effective. In this video, you'll learn about logical, ethical, and emotional appeals as well as how to use them.

Writing for Your Audience

10. Writing for Your Audience

By understanding some fundamental characteristics about your audience, you can write more effectively and be in better control of how well your writing is received by that audience. This video explains the basic points that you should consider in order to provide more informative and more persuasive essays for your readers.

Different Types of Tones in Writing

11. Different Types of Tones in Writing

It's not always about what we write, but how we write it. In this lesson, we will learn all about the different kinds of tone and how to make sure that your written words achieve their desired effect.

Introductory Paragraph: Examples & Structure

12. Introductory Paragraph: Examples & Structure

First impressions are important, and it's no different for written material. In this lesson, we will look at how to write an engaging and well structured introductory paragraph for your essay or paper.

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