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Most states require the successful completion of some type of writing assessment to receive a standard high school diploma. Often the exam is given to juniors and I have found that most students pass on the first go-round especially when they are well prepared by their teachers who require some sort of writing every day in every subject. Whether the course is history, math, or music, when students write in a variety of genres with a variety of formats, they improve. Go
What is a comparison essay? A comparison essay (or a Compare and Contrast essay) is used to critically analyze any two subjects, finding and pointing out their similarities and/or dissimilarities. Depending on your assignment, such essays can be comparative only (looking only at similarities), contrasting only (pointing out the differences) or both comparative and contrasting. Below you will find specific instructions on how to write a comparison essay on any topic, wh
Why do people choose to learn English? The reason is very easy: people want to communicate with others more and make more money even sometimes. If you are sure you will devote yourself to English learning, you have to spend more time and energy on speaking and writing.
An argumentative essay follows the same guidelines as many persuasive essays. The only thing with argumentative essays is you are not writing for people to hear your point, and decide if they want to follow your opinion. You are in it to win it; you want your audience to feel as compassionate about a certain subject as you do.
Another crumpled sheet of paper is thrown into the paper basket, your thoughts are rushing around in your head, but none seems to be worthy to open your essay - you are in despair. You ask yourself: "Why should I torture myself with all these useless attempts to force a cohesive sentence. I just cannot write and that's it." You decide to quit this hopeless pastime and do something much more pleasant. It is easy, I agree. But this way you will never know whether you can write or not. We learn a thing just by doing it - it is obvious.
I created a writing group at my school this past year, and it has become a hit with the students who enjoy writing. Let me share a few guidelines and tips that you may use to start and run your own student writing group.