November 10

ELA A30 A7.1 Assignment – Editorial Writing

One of the objectives of the A30 curriculum is for you to develop, revise, and publish an Editorial. This is very much like writing a persuasive paper. You’ll have your handouts provided for you with some resources, but here are additional resources for you to use in getting a real sense of what an Editorial is actually like. 

Sample Topics Others Have Chosen:

  • Distracted Driving in Canada
  • Water Drainage Issues for Farmers in Canada
  • Coyote Control in Rural Areas
  • Cell Phone Use in Schools (Rules in Schools)
  • Northern Youth Suicide Numbers
  • Rape Culture in Mass Media
  • Moose Culling Protested
  • Proposal for women to have to uncover their heads/faces for Gov services (Quebec)
  • Criticisms of financially supporting Syrian refugees and not homeless or F.N. quality of life
  • Carbon Tax proposed by Federal Government – implement in 2 years in prov
  • Increased White Supremacist activity in Canada (post Trump election) – hate/race crimes

 

Sample Editorial: with Word doc Comments to read through as a guide

a7-editorial-student-sample-distracted-driving-kc-comment-mark-up

 

Transition Words/Persuasive Signal Words:

  1. Transition Words: https://msu.edu/user/jdowell/135/transw.html#anchor1709924
  2. Transition Words: http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/Transitions.html
  3. Persuasive Words: https://blog.bufferapp.com/words-and-phrases-that-convert-ultimate-list

Ultimate words and phrases

 

 

 


Posted November 10, 2016 by Waldner in category ELA A30

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