How to Write an Essay Like the Pros| Although ELLs with lower levels of English proficiency will likely require assistance to fully understand the content of this infographic, its clear, concise wording, visual organizers, easy-to-follow steps detailing every part of the writing process, and tips for avoiding common mistakes could make this an invaluable resource for ELLs working on their essay writing skills.
This ones for older students and can push students to use several different kinds of prompts in their writing. I love that it is visually stimulating and therefore students are more likely to refer to it when writing in class. It shows that there are many ways to evaluate a text and starting with each prompt can change the tone and content of your paragraph/essay. This can be used anytime my students are asked to analyze/evaluate a text, story, video, etc.
As an editor of the high school newspaper, the editor-in-chief of the high school literary magazine, and a college journalism major, I have clearly always been someone who doesn’t mind writing a research paper or an essay. In fact, I welcomed these assignments when I was still in school. I would pick a 10-page essay over a math test literally any day of the week. I’m a fast writer and I managed to get good grades on my papers even when I admittedly didn’t try very hard.