Last week in my
Literature Spotlight, I explored the connections between humanity, free will and morality in Anthony Burgess's
A Clockwork Orange. For this week's Writing Rundown, I thought I'd share with you my brainstorming process.
As I mentioned in
this blog post, there are many different ways to brainstorm for a project. For this one, I chose to use a Word Cloud. I chose...
I need to know why textbooks would be better in school than tablets
I need to know a better way to say "'I am interested in the field of genetics." Thanks!
this is for a persusive essay
i need an answer
I am writing a comparison and contrast essay and im having trouble finding differences and similarities in Mortimer Adlers "How to Mark a Book" and Peter Elbows "Freewriting".
I want to write music because I love to sing. But I don't know if I am the right age to start writing music.
Meta-cognition is thinking about thinking, and higher levels tend to be associated with intelligence and - in the parlance of the times - high income and job satisfaction. So, to keep things simple: if you think that you might struggle with learning concepts in statistics or research methods, then get in touch with a tutor early. It's important to establish some type of relationship so you can...
I specialize in teaching essay structure and style. When I began tutoring, I had a vague idea that I'd work with college students like the friends for whom I'd proofread during university: young Americans who've grown up in a public school system which emphasized group work over individual learning, and who therefore never got a chance to develop their writing skills.
I've certainly worked...
A number of possible writing prompts for Lois Lowery's The Giver. Early High School level.
I need some help it only needs to be 5 sentences.
As a tutor, I enjoy helping students understand their assignments, improve their academic performance, or prepare for standardized tests, but I'd be hesitant to say I actually like standardized tests.
But I've tempered my perspective concerning standardized tests because of the revised Advanced Placement U.S. History exam. It does have a multiple choice "just the facts"...
Have you ever wondered what spelling bee champs know about spelling? I have, and my research led me straight to the
31 spelling rules as taught in the Logic of English method. These simple yet powerful rules explain 98% of English words when coupled with
74 phonograms. While that may not be enough to win an elite spelling bee, its a huge step forward for everyday literacy.
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We've all had those days when the sun is shining beautifully, and we're stuck inside at a desk. Wouldn’t it be great to find places to write, or study, that actually capitalized on all that vitamin D and felt inspiring and comfortable enough for effective work?
Here are four outdoor venues that can help aid in creativity and success:
This is a one page handout that I made showing students how to make their writing stronger and vary verb usage so they do not sound repetitive...
Analyze five types of happiness and argue that they are or are not real happiness. Incorporate rehetorical elements to make writing more persuasive and interesting.
Sentence: "Frederick Douglass proves himself a master of rhetoric"
Does it make sense that I took out "to be" after "himself" in this sentence?
I’m not prone to exaggeration, but when it comes to the words moreover and furthermore, I can safely say that I would rather poke myself in the eye with a sharp stick if it meant that never again would I have to hear them misused in everyday English conversations with Russian speakers.
I see why they come up so often. They both appear, on the surface, to be sweetly analogous to the...