State the writer's tone
Identify the writer's contention
Insert your own opinion about the issue
State the name of article, date, publication
The signature paragraph format
The 5 paragraph format.
No need to paragraph in this essay!
The 10 paragraph format
"Yeah, right. So it's okay for the school to ban phones but not okay for..."
"So it's a movie about..."
"It is obvious that phones are a distraction in the classroom"
"You get it, right."
"Wake up Australia".
"Come down and check out the ceremony at Bondi...".
A call to action or prediction
Matter of fact / frank
Informal language, such as slang, which is designed to build a connection with the audience .
Formal language, which is designed to establish a sense of authority with the audience
Technical language, such as jargon, which is designed to establish the author’s knowledge of a topic, but which may risk alienating an audience.
Drawing generalisations, which is designed to make the contention of a piece easier to understand for an audience.