Lesson 7: Chapters 12 & 13 - Answering Essay Questions, and Business and Friendly Letter Writing
This lesson teaches the skills needed to write effective essay answers. The importance of being organized, staying on topic, and providing examples and details are taught. Knowing that essay questions my ask students to define, tell how or why, compare or contrast, and provide reasons or evidence, analyze or interpret a topic are discussed. Using a pyramid diagram for prewriting is included. This lesson also covers various forms of letter writing from informal to formal. Parts of a letter with examples and hints are included.