The 5 Essays You Must Master to Be College Ready: A Complete Guide to Nailing the Most Common Essays You'll Encounter in College

The 5 Essays You Must Master to Be College Ready: A Complete Guide to Nailing the Most Common Essays You'll Encounter in College

by Laura Torres

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945547188
Publisher: Familius
Publication date: 08/01/2017
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Laura Torres is the author and editor of many books for young people. She currently teaches first-year college composition, writes curriculum for K–12, and writes a blog for secondary teachers at compositionclassroom.blogspot.com. She holds a BA and MA in English.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Before You Begin
  • Narrative Essays
  • Sample Student Narrative Essay
  • Essay Assignment
  • Prewriting Techniques
  • Outlining the Story
  • Discovering your Purpose
  • Effective Description
  • Rough Draft
  • Description Revision Worksheet
  • Essay Critique
  • Next Step Worksheet
  • Grading Rubric
  • Compare/Contrast Essays
  • Sample Student Comparison Essay
  • Essay Assignment
  • Compare/Contrast Essay Topics
  • Prewriting Techniques
  • The Thesis Statement
  • Point-by- Point Organization
  • Block Organization
  • Combo Organization
  • Introductions and Conclusions
  • Rough Draft
  • Essay Critique
  • Next Step Worksheet
  • Grading Rubric
  • Introduction to Research
  • Academic Sources
  • Avoiding Plagiarism
  • MLA Formatting
  • Summary/Response Essays
  • Sample Article
  • Sample Student Summary/Response Essay
  • Essay Assignment
  • Annotating an Article
  • Summarizing an Article
  • Writing a Response
  • Rough Draft
  • Essay Critique
  • Next Step Worksheet
  • Grading Rubric
  • Research Papers
  • Sample Student Research Paper
  • Research Paper Assignment
  • Prewriting Techniques
  • Conducting Research
  • Thesis Statements
  • Outline
  • Body Paragraphs
  • Introductions and Conclusions
  • Rough Draft
  • Research Paper Critique
  • Next Step Worksheet
  • Grading Rubric
  • Argumentative Essays
  • Sample Student Argumentative Essay
  • Essay Assignment
  • Choosing a Topic
  • Determining Purpose
  • Addressing the Opposition
  • Creating a Working Thesis
  • Types of Arguments and Evidence
  • Outlines
  • Transitions
  • Introductions
  • Conclusions
  • Conducting Research
  • Persuasive Techniques
  • Logical Fallacies
  • Rough Draft
  • Essay Critique
  • Next Step Worksheet
  • Grading Rubric
  • Writing Prompts

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