For this project, you will be writing a process analysis paper. This should demonstrate everything you have learned in this unit.
Your paper will teach your reader how to perform a process.
The introduction of your paper should begin the paper by telling the reader these things:
The process you will explain
Why the reader should learn how to do this
Process Analysis Essay
SELECT A TOPIC FROM THE LIST BELOW
How to groom your dog
How ice cream is made
How a cell phone takes pictures
How to make the perfect cup of coffee or tea
How to maintain an eco-friendly and affordable lifestyle
How to build a great sandcastle
How to edit a video
How to build and maintain a stable friendship
How to insert contact lenses
How to wash a sweater
How to remove stubborn stains
How to rent your first apartment
How to avoid a nervous breakdown during exams
How to enjoy the weekend for less than $20
How to make the perfect brownies
16. Select your own how-to topic.
FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW:
The body of your essay will explain the steps of the process. You should divide the process up into three to six main steps. Each step will be one paragraph. For each, include these points:
Transition: How is this step connected to the one before it?
How to perform this step of the process
What the reader should be careful about (What would it be easy for the reader to do wrong?)
Any equipment, tools, or utensils they will need
Why this step is essential to the overall process
Transition: How is the next step related to this one?
Your conclusion should consider a form of this unit's Essential Knowledge Question. In your conclusion, answer the reader who reads your paper and then asks, -What is in it for me?-
This essay should be between 400-600 words in length. Your final draft should be saved and submitted as .doc or .pdf file. It should be in 12-point font in Times New Roman.
10% of your grade will be on grammar and mechanics. Write as clearly and correctly as you can. This means that 90% of your grade is based on your ideas however, you will not earn an A if you do not proofread carefully and check for errors.
Most importantly, remember this is a culminating project for your second unit. Your essay should show everything you have learned throughout the class.