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- Take a look at examples of narrative essays.
- List the elements of a biographical narrative.
- Learn how to write responses to literature.
- Describe the structure of informative essays.
- Understand the characteristics of expository essays.
- Define persuasive essays.
- Discuss the format of evaluative essays.
- Become familiar with the elements of business letters.
1. 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.
2. Concluding Your Narrative with Reflection
Sometimes, after telling a story in our narrative essays, we need a little something more in the conclusion to help the reader understand our meaning. Personal reflections do this.
3. Responding to Literature: Forming Your Point of View
In order to form a supported point of view on a piece of literature, you must be able to analyze and synthesize. Watch this video lesson to learn a few ways to hone those skills.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Components of Writing a Persuasive Essay
In this lesson, we will define persuasive writing, look at the different goals of a persuasive essay, and then discuss how to plan and develop a persuasive topic.
7. 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.
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Other chapters within the CAHSEE English Exam: Tutoring Solution course
- Interpreting Literature: Tutoring Solution
- Analyzing Drama & Literature: Tutoring Solution
- Literary Terms: Tutoring Solution
- Reading Informational Texts: Tutoring Solution
- Evaluating Arguments & Reasoning: Tutoring Solution
- Sentence Structure - Grammar Elements: Tutoring Solution
- Sentence Structure & Mechanics: Tutoring Solution
- Correcting Errors in Sentences: Tutoring Solution
- Essay Basics - Essay Writing: Tutoring Solution
- The Writing Process - Development and Planning: Tutoring Solution
- The Writing Process - Writing and Structuring an Essay: Tutoring Solution
- The Writing Process - Revision and Skill Development: Tutoring Solution