Tags » Thesis Statements

Writing Introductions: "Attention Grabber" In-Class Activity

During the first writing project of the semester, I did a couple of units on the different parts of an essay (introductions, body paragraphs/topic sentences, and conclusions). 339 more words

Teaching

Teaching Analytical Writing: Essay Skeletons

Hi there! I’m back with the third installment of my series on teaching analytical writing. Last time, I explained the TIQA paragraph, which I see as the building block of an analytical essay, and described how I give students a lot of practice writing analytical paragraphs before moving onto essays. 477 more words

Teaching

How to Write a Thesis Statement

#Education #SchoolReform

Before I go any farther in the area of research papers, I need to discuss thesis statements. Yes, it’s in the curriculum, but a lot of teachers don’t even know what one is, much less how to teach the art of writing thesis statements. 151 more words

Teacher Tools

The “Top-down” Approach to Writing Thesis Statements and Starting Papers

Gregory Fraser and Chad Davidson’s book Analyze Anything: A Guide to Critical Reading and Writing has some specific examples of how to be more specific when writing essays. 480 more words

Thesis

Blogging can be detrimental to a persons social skills because they will become more comfortable with communicating through text and from behind a computer screen, causing them to lack in skills to have physical conversations with others.

Final Paper

Thesis Statement

Readership is one of the most vital factors in the overall success of a blog, which is why it is not only important to remember that it will take time, but also that there are a number of strategies that can help you build a community of readers as well.

Final Paper

Thesis Statement

While blogging has become a mainstream media craze for people to utilize freedom of speech and creative expression, there are several issues that arise with this loosely monitored medium including corporate privacy issues, being used as an unreliable source and potentially damaging the literal structure of the youth today.

Final Paper