Try It: Types of Writing

To Do

As prewriting for your Summary and Analysis Essay, write notes evaluating your reading selection. Use the purpose statements and descriptions of different kinds of text, found earlier in this section, to guide you.

  • Write 1-2 paragraphs describing what kind of source your chosen reading selection illustrates, and
  • How well it meets the stated goals of the kind of source it illustrates.


Worked Example

video/text model for this task