Searching for an Apartment
1. Identify which of the four strategies the author used to organize the “Searching for an Apartment” essay. Compare/Contrast: An organizational strategy that uncovers differences and similarities between two subjects. Problem/Solution: An organizational strategy that addresses a specific problem/issue and progresses to investigate possible solutions and/or outcomes. Process Analysis (Sequence): An organizational strategy that uses sequence and order of action to explain or relate a process or series of events. Cause/Effect: An organizational strategy that discusses a particular cause, or series of causes, and then relates effects to the causes to show their relationship. 2. Through process of elimination, explain why the sample essay was not one of the other three methods (What elements from the other strategies are missing in the sample essay). 3. Select which of the four strategies you would use for this essay and why?