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By Grace Fleming

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    • How to Write a Five-Paragraph Essay Created: Tuesday, December 06, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      An essay is a literary composition that expresses a certain idea, claim, or concept and backs it up with supporting statements. It will follow a logical pattern, to include an introductory paragraph (make the claim), a body (support), and a conclusion (summary of statements and support).
    • Bigger Than a Trillion? Created: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Have you ever wondered what number comes after a trillion? How many numbers are there in a Vigintillion? Find out and you can impress your friends and your teacher.
    • Essay Types Created: Thursday, December 01, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Are you persuasive, or are you gifted with great descriptive powers? Find an essay type to fit your own special personality." itemprop="description">
    • Essay Organization Patterns Created: Sunday, May 16, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Learn about the ways that writers can choose to organize their work so you can better understand a difficult book or passage.
    • Blue Book Created: Sunday, May 03, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      College professors may require students to carry a blue book to the midterm test. What is your professor talking about?
    • Setting Goals Created: Sunday, October 26, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      It's never too late for setting goals for academic success. Some students will start at the beginning of the school year, others set goals after the New Year, but it doesn’t really matter whe...
    • Advanced Placement Created: Tuesday, October 10, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Are you considering Advanced Placement (AP) courses? Read this list of ten common questions to find some answers about Advanced Placement." itemprop="description" Sunday, April 23, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      This tutorial provides basic instruction for writing a works cited list or bibliography in the Modern Language Association (MLA) Style.
    • Ethos, Logos, and Pathos Created: Tuesday, December 20, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      You'd be surprised how much of your time you spend constructing arguments. You should become familiar with persuasion through pathos, logos, and ethos in order to become a better communicator, and ...
    • How to Choose an Essay Topic Created: Monday, November 21, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      You've just received your essay assignment and you're staring at a blank sheet of paper. Where do you start? Try using the "Most List" method to find a topic you care about.
    • Student Leadership Styles Created: Friday, December 21, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Are you a student leader? There are many ways to categorize leadership styles. Most people can blend different types to coordinate with the specific task or group of people at hand.
    • Types of Team Members Created: Sunday, May 03, 2009 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      In school life (and later in business life), there will be many personality types that come together when you assemble a team for a project. If you are going to be in charge of a team, you should s...
    • Group Writing Projects Created: Thursday, April 12, 2007 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Collaboration on a group project can get confusing, especially when it involves a writing assignment. It's so difficult to get everyone involved, and one person gets stuck with all the writing. Sol...
    • Writing a Hook for Your Essay Created: Thursday, January 21, 2010 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      You can think of an essay hook as you would a fishing hook: it's something that grabs a reader and reels him in. The hook for your essay could be any interesting sentence that captures attention and keeps the reader reading.
    • Proofreading Do's and Don'ts Created: Tuesday, December 06, 2005 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Even the best, most experience writers make mistakes. Everybody needs to proofread, and proofread again. Use these tips to avoid a costly mistake.
    • How To Write a Book Report in 10 Steps Created: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Good book reports include the basics, of course. But great book reports answer questions and make assertions. They also involve an analysis of the themes and symbols. This 10-step guide will help you identify and incorporate themes and symbols into your report, to make a stronger, more successful final paper.
    • Tactile Learning Created: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Tactile or kinesthetic learners are those who learn through experiencing/doing things. For this reason, tactile learners may become bored more quickly than other students while listening to a class lecture.
    • What Is a Research Paper? Created: Monday, January 16, 2012 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      The first research paper assignment can be intimidating. This overview provides the elements and stages to consider when writing this type of assignment.
    • 100 Transition Words Created: Saturday, March 14, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Once you have completed a first draft of your paper, you should read over your work and observe how effectively you have made transitions between your paragraphs. If your paper seems a little choppy, you can use one of these 100 (plus) transition words to improve the flow of your work.
    • Overused and Tired Words Created: Monday, April 10, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      When writing an essay, term paper, or report, you should avoid words that are overused and boring. Always remember that your teacher reads hundreds of papers. Make yours stand out.
    • How to Write a Persuasive Speech Created: Monday, October 10, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      The persuasive speech should follow the standard format of a speech, with an introduction, three main points, and a summary. But the speech should offer to solve a problem for the listener."
    • Midterms and Finals Created: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Midterms and finals can be tough on your mind and your body—especially if you have two tests that take place back to back. Unfortunately, test schedules are normally out of your control, so yo...
    • Make an Easy PowerPoint© Presentation Created: Sunday, March 22, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      You can make your next classroom presentation stand out by creating slides in PowerPoint. This tutorial gives simple directions with pictures to show you how to make an easy presentation.
    • Memorizing Lines Created: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Memorizing a play or speech? From time to time you will be required to memorize lines at school. For some students this will come easily, but others may experience anxiety at the thought of memorizing lines.
    • Time Management Exercise Created: Saturday, May 27, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Time management skills are essential to good homework habits. This fun exercise will help you realize how you spend your time now and how you can change your schedule to improve your study habits.
    • High School Supplies List Created: Thursday, February 02, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The most successful students are always prepared to complete any assignment as soon as it's given. This list provides suggested materials for students in grades ten through twelve. It's a handy list of items you should keep in your bookbag or at home.
    • How to Write a News Article Created: Thursday, January 20, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Whether you are interested in writing for a small school newspaper or you’re fulfilling a requirement for school, you will want to write like a professional if you intend to write a news article. So what does it take to write like a news reporter?
    • What Is a Bibliography? Created: Sunday, June 13, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A bibliography is a list of books, articles, and other sources you use when researching a topic and writing a paper. The bibliography will appear at the end of your paper.
    • Confusing I and Me Created: Thursday, January 26, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      "Would you like to go to lunch with John and I?" If that sentence makes you cringe, you probably know your grammar and you make a good impression when you speak." itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
    • List of Persuasive Speech Topics for Students Created: Sunday, January 13, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      When trying to determine a good topic for a persuasive topic, you should base your choice on a subject that you can break down according to three or four positive points." !--#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -...
    • Choosing a Strong Research Topic Created: Friday, December 02, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      It's important to find a research topic that you enjoy, but finding a strong topic isn't always that simple! You'll want to find a topic that is feasible, as well. Make sure you choose a thesis tha...
    • Interjections Created: Sunday, April 25, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Interjections are words or phrases that express emotions. You might use an interjection to express surprise (Wow!), confusion (Huh?), or outrage (No!). This list of interjections will help you unde...

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