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Writing and Rhetoric

Acrobat icon The Practices of Good Readers

Acrobat icon Basics of Writing; Or What I Should Have Learned in English 101

Acrobat icon The Practice of Good Readers

Acrobat icon Formal Requirements for Essays

Acrobat icon Using Textual Evidence in Essays

Acrobat icon Peer Review Worksheet for 4th Essay

Ethos, Logos, Pathos: Three Ways to Persuade

Walvoord and McCarthy on Good/Better/Best

Organizing an Essay: Using Representative Cases

Organizing an Essay: Cause and Effect

What to Avoid and What to Do (Developing an Essay)

Writing Effective Sentences

Writing Effective Paragraphs

Grading Scales

Essay Grading Rubric

Sample Diederich Grading Scale

Commonly Used Grading Criteria

Notes to Style

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Lesson 3

Lesson 4

Lesson 5

Lesson 7

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