Formal Writing Style - Academic Essay Writing Presentation, Handouts, & Activity

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Formal Writing Style - Academic Essay Writing Presentation, Handouts, & Activity: This resource was designed to enhance your students' writing by helping them employ a more formal writing style in their essays! The lesson will allow students to learn practical and effective strategies to improve their academic writing style! Use the included presentation to guide the lesson, the handouts on formal writing to give students a reference to use while writing their essays, and a fun practice assignment to allow students the opportunity to improve the formal writing style of sample sentences from essays!

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Included in This Formal Writing Style Essay Resource:

➡️ Formal Writing Style Presentation: Use the included 21-slide PowerPoint Presentation to guide the entire lesson on formal writing. The presentation includes detailed information on how to write with a more formal style with examples to model writing for students. The presentation includes information on when you should use formal writing, characteristics of academic language, the difference between formal and informal language, tone, objectivity, third person point of view, precise language, and samples for students to 'hear' the difference with justifications.

➡️ Academic Dictionary Handout: Share this reference handout with students to use while they are writing their essays. The handout provides examples of more informal word choices with stronger formal writing alternatives. This will be an invaluable resource for students when they need to improve their writing to make it more formal.

➡️ Using Transitions Handout: Help your students bridge the gap between their ideas with this handout that provides stronger word choices for transitions. Students will be given a list of transitions in a formal writing style that will help them add information, show time or sequence, introduce an example, compare ideas, show emphasis, give reasons, and show cause and effect.

➡️ Dress Up Your Words Practice Assignment: Before students begin writing their essays, share this fun activity where students are provided short examples written in an informal style that they must rewrite with a formal writing style! An answer key is provided for grading or easy class review.

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