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Your Paper's Roadmap

by Abby Ponder

If you’ve ever taken any English class ever–or if you’ve written a paper in general, really–then you’ve probably heard of thesis statements. In fact, you’ve probably used them. 599 more words

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Advanced Outline Template for #Students and #Teachers of #English FREE @ EnglishEmporium.WordPress.com

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

Teacher Tools

TGC Workshop #1

Last week the Library and the Writing Center hosted the first of what we hope will be many workshops on academic writing and research for first year students.  493 more words


Class, Monday, 10/05

Essay Writing: Thesis Statements and Topic Sentences

Thesis statements (which can be 1-2 sentences) indicate the complex nature of the problem writers are interested in, challenge readers, and are supported with subarguments and evidence throughout your paper. 284 more words


Old Man and the Sea - Paper Topics

Now that my students have presented on the Old Man and the Sea, their next objective was to write a paper on the book…but just like with the projects, I wanted the students to have ownership–they were going to pick their own topics! 369 more words

Student Teaching

Essay 1 Prompt 2

Good Afternoon.

I hope you all are enjoying the long weekend.

Some of you have, either in person or over email, asked some good questions about the second prompt for… 559 more words