Select ONE of the following writing prompts and draft a 3-5 page (approximately 800-1300 words) informative essay. As a part of your completed draft, complete the color coding activity described below.
Define or redefine one of the following words:
In your draft, briefly explain how society, or the dictionary, defines the word you’ve selected, and then explain your unique or extended definition of the word. Provide examples and explanations to support your definition. Your thesis must inform your readers of your new definition and, because you are writing in the informative mode, you must use objective language.
Color Coding Activity: Using the color codes provided, evaluate your draft as follows:
- Use red text to indicate your thesis statement.
- Use green text to indicate the topic sentence of each body paragraph.