Style Analysis Essay Unit: Introducing MCSA (aka M.C. Essay!)

Kevin Snider
Grade Levels
6th - 12th
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MCSA (aka. M.C. Essay!) is a strategy for organizing essay paragraphs. This 8 day unit contains 3 Main Components. Days 1-5 students engage in lessons on Stylistic Techniques, (Imagery, Figurative Language, Syntax, and Diction). Day 6-7 students are introduced to the MCSA Paragraph strategy. Day 8-9 students Outline, Draft, and Revise their essays.

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2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.


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