What Makes Writing Effective?-In each body paragraph, discuss: What is each element? For instance, what is “audience” in writing? What are the criteria that make it an example of good writing?

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Topic: What Makes Writing Effective? Length: 400 words (min. 300, max. 500) Format: MLA style, most recent edition (use Essay Template.docx) Filetype: Microsoft Word (.docx) file. If using Apple Pages, File > Export to > Word … (leave password blank). If using Google Docs, File > Download > Microsoft Word (.docx). Details: In a 400-word essay (min. 300, max 500), answer the question “What makes writing effective?” Write your introduction, approximately 2 to 4 sentences, ending with the thesis sentence. Writing the body paragraphs. Have a topic sentence for each body paragraph, as well as supporting details and a conclusion. As suggestions, you may choose from the following topics about elements in writing for your body paragraphs: Purpose, Audience, and Tone Title, Introduction Thesis, Topic Sentences, and Main Ideas Support, Details, and the Avoidance of Generalities Organization, Unity, and Coherence The Importance of Grammar and Punctuation Corrections Involving Revision (larger than sentence-level concerns) Editing and Proofreading (sentence level and smaller concerns) Meeting Deadlines for Publishing Your Work You cannot possibly cover all these areas effectively in the time allowed, so pick only two or three of these topics for your body paragraphs. In each body paragraph, discuss: What is each element? For instance, what is “audience” in writing? What are the criteria that make it an example of good writing? For instance, what properties does a good thesis sentence have? Or, what properties contribute to unity or to coherence in a paragraph? How effective are you at achieving success with the element in your own writing? What progress, if any, have you made in this area, and where do you have left to improve? In each section you should naturally shift from third-person point-of-view when explaining the elements of effective writing to the first-person point-of-view as you analyze your strengths and weaknesses in these areas. Avoid using “you,” and shift pronouns from third-person “he/she/it” to first-person “I” only when necessary.