Ch 15: Instructional Strategies for Different Types of Writing

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Engaging lessons, mini quizzes and additional study resources in this chapter can help you get reacquainted with instructional strategies for different types of writing. Enjoy around-the-clock online access to these resources as you prepare for an upcoming test.

Instructional Strategies for Different Types of Writing - Chapter Summary

Improving your understanding of instructional strategies for different types of writing is simple using the fun lessons in this self-paced chapter. Brush up on your knowledge of expository writing, argumentative essays, strategies for teaching research skills and more. After completing this chapter, you will be able to do the following:

  • Share tips for writing an opinion essay
  • Define and describe the structure of an informative essay
  • Provide the definition and a description of expository writing
  • List types of narrative techniques in writing
  • Describe the format of an argumentative essay
  • Identify and discuss strategies for teaching research skills

Study the lessons in this chapter whenever and wherever your schedule permits, thanks to 24/7 access via any computer or mobile device with an Internet connection. If you need to revisit specific topics or want to submit questions to our experts, you can do so with ease via our Dashboard. Multiple-choice quizzes enable you to check your comprehension of each lesson you study. The practice exam ensures you have a firm understanding of the entire chapter.

6 Lessons in Chapter 15: Instructional Strategies for Different Types of Writing
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How to Write an Opinion Essay

1. How to Write an Opinion Essay

Writing an opinion essay doesn't have to be a daunting experience. In this lesson you'll learn to follow a few steps to simplify the whole process and remove the complexity of writing opinion essays.

Informative Essay: Definition, Examples & Structure

2. 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.

What is Expository Writing? - Definition & Examples

3. What is Expository Writing? - Definition & Examples

This lesson will assist you in identifying and understanding the major components of expository writing. Learn more about expository writing and see some common examples. Then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Narrative Techniques in Writing: Definition, Types & Examples

4. Narrative Techniques in Writing: Definition, Types & Examples

In this lesson, we will examine various types of narrative techniques in writing, as well as examples of the literary techniques relevant to style, plot, and perspective/point of view.

Argumentative Essay: Definition, Format & Examples

5. Argumentative Essay: Definition, Format & Examples

Argumentative essays are kind of like superpowers: they allow you to get what you want using the superpower of persuasion. View this lesson and learn how to channel persuasion to write a good essay.

Strategies for Teaching Research Skills

6. Strategies for Teaching Research Skills

In this lesson, we'll explain the importance of research. You'll learn three popular research methods and how to validate information. We'll also explain how to minimize plagiarism and show students how to organize and synthesize information.

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