Expository Essay Writing Tips Part 2

Week One, Day 2 continued ANSWERS for Subject Predicate Review _subject                          1. Writing is so much fun! _predicate                     2. It is fun because you can explore many ideas. _predicate                     3. Free-writing is one way to get your ideas out on paper....
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Expository Essay Writing Tips

Introduction During this 12 week College Essay Help course, you will learn how to write an expository essay by using the writing process (pre-writing, drafting, editing, proofreading and publishing) infused with the six traits of ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions along with meaningful and relevant grammar activities designed to make you a better writer....
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Reading an Essay Prompt

There are many different types of essays, some of which are quite similar in nature. Different books give these various essays different names, which can often cause confusion. The most important thing to remember, however, is not the name of the type of essay you are to write, but the objective of the task you are given by the prompt. An essay prompt is the task you are given for the focus of...
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Reading an Essay Prompt Activity

Directions: Read the following essay prompts. First, decide what type of essay the prompt is asking you to write. A word box has been given to help you choose. Then, underline the clue words in the prompt that helped you to decide the type of essay you are being asked to write. An example has been done for you. Ex. Are schools responsible for making kids fat? Should school cafeterias be required...
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The Things I Can’t Teach Teachers Part 2

I cannot teach my soon-to-be-teachers the necessary tone, the proper words, for addressing a  student whose performance or attendance has suddenly and inexplicably dropped below any reasonable level of acceptance, just as I can't teach them the importance of (and difficulty of maintaining) eye contact with baffled or angry or exhausted parents.  I can't teach them to roll with the legal punches...
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The Things I Can’t Teach Teachers

I stand before a group of English Education majors, all future middle and high school teachers, dressed in my dark coat and purple tie, black cowboy boots and jeans.  As I describe the course on teaching methodologies in which they have enrolled, I try to cover everything they will have the opportunity to learn this semester.  (I say to them that these are the things "we" will be covering, but...
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