How to Write Any High School Essay

The Essential Guide

Author: Jesse Liebman

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539029816

Category:

Page: 124

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What do high school teachers expect from your writing? Here's the inside information on how your teachers think. If writing essays is challenging for you -- or if you want to turn a B essay into an A essay -- you'll want to read this book. How To Write Any High School Essay is the essential, easy-to-use, and comprehensive guide for any high school essay you could ever want to write -- no matter the teacher, no matter the subject. Grounded in more than a decade of tutoring in New York City's most demanding schools, How To Write Any High School Essay offers clear and creative guidance for both high school writers at all levels and middle schoolers looking to get ahead. Follow sample outlines and essays to help you develop your ideas and support them convincingly. Pick up quick tips as you read to help you focus and save time. How To Write Any High School Essay centralizes what English and History teachers have been inadequately teaching for years into one, short guide.
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How To Write Essays

A Step-by-Step Guide for All Levels, With Sample Essays

Author: Don Shiach

Publisher: How To Books

ISBN: 1848034903

Category: Education

Page: 160

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The skill of good essay writing is essential if you are to achieve the kind of grades you want in the courses you are studying. This is true whether you are studying at GCSE, AS or A levels at school or college, or trying to gain a degree at university. The advice and practical guidance you receive in this book will enable you to improve your grade assessments by putting into practice some simple, but invaluable principles of essay writing. These approaches will work for you whether you are facing assessment in timed exam conditions or being judged by coursework assignments. This book will take you step by step from your opening to your closing paragraph, so that you focus your thoughts on answering the assignment appropriately and relevantly. It also contains ten sample essays and useful chapters on grammar, accuracy and spelling.
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Mastering the 5-Paragraph Essay

Author: Susan Van Zile

Publisher: Teaching Resources

ISBN: 9780439635257

Category: Education

Page: 80

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Provides lessons, models, rubrics, and activities to teach students to write effective essays.
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College Essay Essentials

A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing a Successful College Admissions Essay

Author: Ethan Sawyer

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1492635138

Category: Study Aids

Page: 256

View: 9606

Writing an amazing college admission essay is easier than you think! So you're a high school senior given the task of writing a 650-word personal statement for your college application. Do you tell the story of your life, or a story from your life? Do you choose a single moment? If so, which one? The options seem endless. Lucky for you, they're not. College counselor Ethan Sawyer (aka The College Essay Guy) will show you that there are only four (really, four!) types of college admission essays. And all you have to do to figure out which type is best for you is answer two simple questions: 1. Have you experienced significant challenges in your life? 2. Do you know what you want to be or do in the future? With these questions providing the building blocks for your essay, Sawyer guides you through the rest of the process, from choosing a structure to revising your essay, and answers the big questions that have probably been keeping you up at night: How do I brag in a way that doesn't sound like bragging? and How do I make my essay, like, deep? Packed with tips, tricks, exercises, and sample essays from real students who got into their dream schools, College Essay Essentials is the only college essay guide to make this complicated process logical, simple, and (dare we say it?) a little bit fun.
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Essay Writing for High School Students

Author: Alexander L. Terego

Publisher: Petersons

ISBN: 0768920639

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 4771

A guide to writing better essays introduces a "thinking around the box" approach to increase creativity, offers tips on discovering a point of view, and includes easy-to-follow instructions and exercises for practice essays.
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Writing Philosophy

A Student's Guide to Reading and Writing Philosophy Essays

Author: Lewis Vaughn

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190853013

Category: Philosophy

Page: 192

View: 8591

Writing Philosophy: A Student's Guide to Reading and Writing Philosophy Essays, Second Edition, is a concise, self-guided manual that covers how to read philosophy and the basics of argumentative essay writing. It encourages students to master fundamental skills quickly--with minimal instructor input--and provides step-by-step instructions for each phase of the writing process, from formulating a thesis, to creating an outline, to writing a final draft, supplementing this tutorial approach with model essays, outlines, introductions, and conclusions. Writing Philosophy is just $5 when packaged with any Oxford University Press Philosophy text. Contact your Oxford representative for details and package ISBNs.
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Essential Writing Skills for College and Beyond

Author: Charlene Gill

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 9781599637594

Category: Reference

Page: 224

View: 6379

Provides tips and techniques for writing reports, term papers, and essays, including information about grammar, brainstorming, and research.
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Write That Essay - High School Edition

The Outrageously Helpful Guide to Writing Better Essays and Achieving Higher Grades

Author: Ian Hunter

Publisher: Hunter Pub

ISBN: 9780987655806

Category: Education

Page: 112

View: 2110

Write That Essay! High School Edition is a fun clear and engaging guide to writing better essays and achieving higher grades. Written to address common difficulties raise by students in high school education, Write That Essay! High School Edition is the essential guide for improving writing skills and achieving better grades. Written by a former university professor, the book gives an inside look at what those who grade the exams are looking for in an essay. Topics covered include; how to interpret an essay question; how to plan an essay; how to write an introduction quickly; how to compose different types of sentences; how to use evidence convincingly; how to create drafts and then polish your essay; and how to produce top class examination essays.
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Don't Forget to Write for the Secondary Grades

50 Enthralling and Effective Writing Lessons (Ages 11 and Up)

Author: 826 National

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118132327

Category: Education

Page: 240

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Fantastic strategies for getting high school students excited about writing This book offers 50 creative writing lesson plans from the imaginative and highly acclaimed 826 National writing labs. Created as a resource to reach all students (even those most resistant to creative writing), the off-beat and attention-grabbing lessons include such gems as "Literary Facebooks," where students create a mock Facebook profile based on their favorite literary character, as well as highly practical lessons like the "College Application Essay Boot Camp." These writing lessons are written by experts—and favorite novelists, actors, and other entertainers pitched in too. Road-tested lessons from a stellar national writing lab Inventive and unique lessons that will appeal to even the most difficult-to-reach students Includes a chart linking lessons to the Common Core State Standards 826 National is an organization committed to supporting teachers, publishing student work, and offering services for English language learners.
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Write Your Way In

Crafting an Unforgettable College Admissions Essay

Author: Rachel Toor

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 022638392X

Category: Reference

Page: 164

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Writing, for most of us, is bound up with anxiety. It’s even worse when it feels like your whole future—or at least where you’ll spend the next four years in college—is on the line. It’s easy to understand why so many high school seniors put off working on their applications until the last minute or end up with a generic and clichéd essay. The good news? You already have the “secret sauce” for crafting a compelling personal essay: your own experiences and your unique voice. The best essays rarely catalog how students have succeeded or achieved. Good writing shows the reader how you’ve struggled and describes mistakes you’ve made. Excellent essays express what you’re fired up about, illustrate how you think, and illuminate the ways you’ve grown. More than twenty million students apply to college every year; many of them look similar in terms of test scores, grades, courses taken, extracurricular activities. Admissions officers wade through piles of files. As an applicant, you need to think about what will interest an exhausted reader. What can you write that will make her argue to admit you instead of the thousands of other applicants? A good essay will be conversational and rich in vivid details, and it could only be written by one person—you. This book will help you figure out how to find and present the best in yourself. You’ll acquire some useful tools for writing well—and may even have fun—in the process.
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Writing Essays

A guide for students in English and the humanities

Author: Richard Marggraf Turley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317424158

Category: Education

Page: 158

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Essays are a major form of assessment in higher education today and this is a fact that causes some writers a great deal of anxiety. Fortunately, essay writing is a skill that can be learned, like any other. Through precise explanations, this fully updated edition of Writing Essays gives you the confidence to express yourself coherently and effectively. It demystifies the entire process of essay writing, helping you to become proficient and confident in every aspect. Writing Essays reveals the tricks of the trade, making your student life easier. You’ll learn how to impress tutors by discovering exactly what markers look for when they read your work. Using practical examples selected from real student assignments and tutor feedback, this book covers every aspect of composition, from introductions and conclusions, down to presentation and submission. It also advises you on stress-free methods of revision, helps with exam essays, explains the principles of effective secondary source management, and shows you how to engage meaningfully with other critics’ views. A new chapter will also guide you through the intricacies of the undergraduate dissertation. As a full-time university professor, Richard Marggraf Turley counsels students and assesses their work every day, helping him to recognise the challenges that they face. Accessible, concise and full of practical examples, Writing Essays is a response to these challenges and will be an invaluable companion for Humanities students who wish to improve their grades and become confident in the art of essay writing.
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How to Write an Essay in Five Easy Steps

Author: Scribendi

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781492338543

Category: English language

Page: 56

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This book explains how to write an essay in five easy steps. This simple essay writing guide can be used by high school, college, or university students. How to Write an Essay covers the various kinds of essays, how to quickly research your essay, and how to organize your essay so your instructor can easily follow your thoughts. It delves into how to write your essay, how to write a thesis statement, how to use and format citations properly, and how to revise your essay to make sure you eliminate as many errors as possible before submission. And, this essay writing guide gives you bonus instructions on how to make your essay stand out. You'll also see an example of a college-level essay that received the best grade in the class-to serve as a model of how to structure and write your next paper. Your essay writing skills will improve. Sail through your next college essay with this easy guide . . . and if your essay is due in the morning, this guide will help you get it done on time!
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How to Write Anything: A Complete Guide

Author: Laura Brown

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393240146

Category: Reference

Page: 608

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A practical guide to everything you’ll ever need to write—at work, at school, and in your personal life. With more than two hundred how-to entries and easy-to-use models organized into three comprehensive sections on work, school, and personal life, How to Write Anything covers a wide range of topics that make it an essential guide for the whole family. You want your boss to fund a special project. How can you write a persuasive email that will win his approval? It's time to apply to college. How can you write an essay that will stand out? The mother of one of your co-workers has died. What's the best way to express your condolences? Grounded in a common-sense approach, friendly and supportive, How to Write Anything is Internet-savvy, with advice throughout about choosing the most appropriate medium for your message: e-mail or pen and paper. At once a how-to, a reference book, and a pioneering guide for writing in a changing world, this is the only writing resource you'll ever need.
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How to Write Better Essays

Author: Bryan Greetham

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137293357

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 328

View: 7401

Have you ever wondered why some people can produce a well-structured, relevant essay written in a style that seems to glide across the page with the minimum of fuss? Do you think some people simply have these skills, and others don't, and that there is nothing we can do about it? This book just might change your mind. Addressing each landmark stage of the essay writing process, How to Write Better Essays teaches you how to... • analyse the question and break down difficult terms and concepts • brainstorm effectively and generate your own ideas • evaluate and criticise arguments • express your thoughts coherently and develop your own style of writing • plan and structure your essay from introduction to conclusion ... and along the way, practical techniques show how to analyse, criticise, discuss and evaluate material, improve your style, revise your final draft and avoid plagiarism. The third edition of this bestselling book includes new chapters on critical thinking, tackling reflective writing assignments, and how to create and analyse concepts. It also features a new companion website providing annotated essays to illustrate the successful outcome of the methods you learn in the book, exercises to develop critical thinking skills, and additional examples of how to analyse concepts. For every student who needs to write essays, from whatever discipline, this book is a constant source of the help and inspiration you need to tackle your essays with confidence.
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On Writing

Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743455967

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 297

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The author shares his insights into the craft of writing and offers a humorous perspective on his own experience as a writer.
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MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing

Author: Modern Language Association of America

Publisher: Modern Language Assn of Amer

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

View: 2423

Provides information on stylistic aspects of research papers, theses, and dissertations, including sections on writing fundamentals, MLA documentation style, and copyright law.
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How to Get a First

The Essential Guide to Academic Success

Author: Thomas Dixon

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415317337

Category: Education

Page: 171

View: 3356

This concise, no-nonsense guidebook de-mystifies first-class degrees in the arts, humanities and social sciences by explaining how to develop excellent reading, thinking and writing skills.
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A Visual Guide to Essay Writing

How to Develop and Communicate Academic Argument

Author: N.A

Publisher: Valli Rao

ISBN: 0980429706

Category: Academic writing

Page: 83

View: 5089

"A guide to creating and structuring argument in essays at tertiary level."--Provided by publisher.
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