Teaching Notes: Cause-and-Effect Analysis

For Freshman English A (first semester first-year writing) Corresponds to Chapters 9 of The Student Writer Definitions: Cause = the “why” of an event, trend, situation, phenomenon Effect = the “what happened” of a cause Analysis = evaluation; a close, detailed, critical, focused consideration Two Types – both types discuss both causes and effects but […]

Process Analyses Examples, As Identified and Explained by Students

First-semester, first-year writing students were asked to find examples of process analysis and explain why their selections fit the category. Here are some of the best examples/explanations (in no particular order): WikiHow Link: How to Throw a Knuckball Leon T. said: “I believe this is process analysis because they explain step by step in which […]