About This Chapter
Below is a sample breakdown of the 9th Grade Essay Basics chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.
|Day||Topics||Key Terms and Concepts Covered|
|Monday||Narrative Essay: Definition, Examples and Characteristics||An exploration of perspective and storytelling in a narrative essay|
|Tuesday||Descriptive Essay: Definition, Examples and Characteristics||The importance of the five senses and organization in descriptively telling a story|
|Wednesday||Informative Essay: Definition, Examples and Structure||Composing a 'compare and contrast' essay|
|Thursday||What is a Persuasive Essay? - Writing, Components and Quiz||Exploring the aspects of a persuasive essay|
|Friday||Evaluative Essay: Examples, Format and Characteristics||Learning about the three elements of an evaluative essay|
1. Descriptive Essay: Definition, Examples & Characteristics
A descriptive essay allows you to paint a picture for your reader in words. Watch this video to learn more about the techniques and elements that can help you fill the picture with lots of great details.
2. Evaluative Essay: Examples, Format & Characteristics
A good evaluative essay helps a writer present an opinion using criteria and evidence. Learn all about the evaluative essay and its components in this lesson.
3. Informative Essay: Definition, Examples & Structure
There are many ways to inform your reader on a topic, from comparing and contrasting to providing a simple definition. Watch this lesson to learn about informative essays and how they educate readers through different formats.
4. Narrative Essay: Definition, Examples & Characteristics
Essays come in many forms. In this lesson, you'll learn all about a narrative essay, from its basic definition to the key characteristics that make for an engaging and effective essay.
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