Essay Basics 6: Developing Descriptive Paragraphs

Here’s the second demo video for the Essay Basics series: developing descriptive body paragraphs! Click below to watch the video: And here’s a blank copy of the brainstorming table, if you’re interested:Developing a Descriptive Body Paragraph – BLANK Helpful links: Writing Descriptive Essays (Purdue OWL): https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/03/ Descriptive Essays (Roane State OWL): http://www.roanestate.edu/owl/describe.html Writing a Descriptive Essay (Butte … Read more

Essay Basics Pt. 1 – Modes of Writing

Welcome to a new series on essay writing! In this video, I go over the modes of writing – expository, descriptive, narrative, and argumentative – and how they can work together in an essay. For further reading on each mode, check out the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) website: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/01/ Click here to support ELA Academy on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/ELAAcademy