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A Personal Essay

A Personal Essay

I would firstly recommend just reiterate finding someone that you can trust who can read your essay and kind of walk with you through this process right it doesn’t necessarily have to be your English teacher who you are 12th grade English teacher who’s bombarded with all you know hundred people who also want that essay read by that one human being right it might be like a great social studies professor it might actually be you know your favorite…

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Logical Progression in Essay

Logical Progression in Essay

Whatever your random thoughts are put them under these headings okay so after putting them in these headings now arrange the groups in an orderly fashion okay so that there is a logical progression of ideas and each paragraph is linked to the preceding and the falling paragraphs okay so this is how you will do the sequencing once you are you firstly you will do the random thoughts then you will group them under particular headings and then you…

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College Admission Essay Writing Advice

College Admission Essay Writing Advice

One common mistake in the essay is a lack of appreciation for the entirety of the pen curriculum as a pen undergrad. You can take courses across all four undergraduate schools and some students don’t really acknowledge the uniqueness of this kind of flexibility and breadth. Where you can focus on one area extremely in-depth but still have the latitude to explore interests hobbies and take fun electives so it’s something that’s very unique something and while you don’t want…

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Personal Statement Writing. Teachers advice.

Personal Statement Writing. Teachers advice.

First and foremost we’re looking at SAR and we’re looking at things like their ability to write well and their preparation for college but we’re also using that information to kind of see things like their resilience and their love of learning and their intellectual curiosity. I always tell a student you know if you had the chance to come meet with the admissions committee and present yourself in your personal statement. Would you want to do it and without…

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Compare and Contrast Essay Tips

Compare and Contrast Essay Tips

The Writing Prompt: Write a six paragraph essay comparing and contrasting two short stories. Show similarities and differences between the plots of the two stories. Support your ideas using words and examples from the stories. Compare the moral of the two stories. Remember to: Compare and contrast two short stories Show similarities and differences between the stories. Use words and examples from the different stories. Compare the moral or message of the two stories. PLAN!!! Review the elements of each…

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Persuasive Essay Writing Task

Persuasive Essay Writing Task

For this writing assignment, you will choose a topic from a list of choices. You will then write to persuade an audience to believe as you do about the chosen topic. The main goal is to support your position with solid evidence that will leave your audience without a doubt that you are right. Follow the guidelines below to develop a cohesive, convincing argument. Choose one of the following topics: Teenagers spend too much time texting and should participate in…

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5 Paragraph Essay Outline

5 Paragraph Essay Outline

Each Roman numeral indicates a new paragraph. For example, Roman numeral I will be your first paragraph, Roman numeral II will be your second paragraph, and so on.) I. Introduction A. Topic Sentence (A question, shocking statistic or interesting statement to hook the reader) B. Point 1 (The first point you will discuss about your thesis) C. Point 2 (The second point) D. Point 3 (The third point. More points will mean more paragraphs. Your last point should be your…

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Sample Essay Introductions

Sample Essay Introductions

Karate, which, literally means “the art of empty hands,” is the most widely practiced of all the martial arts. It is primarily a means of self-defence that used the body as a weapon for striking, kicking, and blocking. Originating in the ancient Orient, the art of karate is more than 1,000 years old. It developed first as a form of monastic training and later became a method of self-defence. During the seventeenth century, karate became highly developed as an art…

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Teacher-Centered Teaching

Teacher-Centered Teaching

My first exposure to Buddhist philosophy was in the flashback segments of the ’70s TV show Kung Fu, when the child Kwai Chang Caine was addressed by bald Master Po in the smoky darkness of the temple classroom. Those beyond a certain age certainly remember the master’s bemused pleasure at his student’s growth, and the memorable phrase, “Well done, grasshopper,” as the ultimate compliment a teacher could pay a student. My peers and I adopted the master’s line and used it…

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Teaching With Self-Esteem: Not Necessarily a Contradiction in Terms

Teaching With Self-Esteem: Not Necessarily a Contradiction in Terms

Most teachers would agree that self-esteem is essential to every student’s success, so we put a lot of time and thought into fostering a learning environment in which kids feel good about themselves. In time, we hope our students will mature into kind, sensitive adults who will help nurture the self-esteem of the next generation. In the meantime, however, we are faced with hordes of brutally blunt children, brimming with such confidence and self-esteem that they feel free to express…

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