Some of you have reached out to me for help with thesis statements and I want to point you all in the direction of some resources: 34 more words
I came across this passage from the novelist Nicholson Baker yesterday:
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To find their way in American life, high-schoolers need to be able to speak English, to read, to listen to and respect other people’s opinions, to have a command of the basic elements of courtesy and, to a lesser extent, to write.
My sophomores have been working on a fairly complex research paper lately, and I wanted them to incorporate at least six different quotes from three different sources in their final drafts. 55 more words