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Grace Fleming

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By Grace Fleming

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    • 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'" -...
    • 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 lis...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • What Is a Research Paper? Created: Monday, January 16, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The first research paper assignment can be intimidating. This overview provides the elements and stages to consider when writing this type of assignment." itemprop="descrip='t3'" --> itemprop="desc...
    • 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...
    • Study for an Essay Test Created: Sunday, November 27, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      It's test day, and you're ready for anything--you think. You get the test and you find, gulp, a single, solitary, scary essay question. Now what do you do?" itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • Study Habits for Middle School Students Created: Sunday, November 11, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Middle school is a challenging time for many students because it is a time of many changes in routine and new responsibilities. This is a time when students will establish habits that make a differ...
    • Diligence Created: Saturday, January 08, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Diligence is one of the key ingredients for success in school What is diligence?
    • Overused and Tired Words Created: Monday, April 10, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 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 Read a Novel Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Have you ever wondered why you have to read novels for homework assignments? Once you understand why you read, you will understand how you should read.
    • Learning Styles Created: Friday, January 20, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Do you know your personal learning style? If you study and study, but can't improve your test grades, you may need to change your study habits. Look over the characteristics of different learners a...
    • Sample Book Themes Created: Saturday, August 02, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Many students have a tough time finding the theme of a book. This list provides samples of common themes. Compare these words and phrases to a book you've read lately and see if they match."
    • How To Write a Letter to the Editor Created: Saturday, January 12, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Are you motivated to write a letter to the editor of a newspaper or magazine? Find instructions on writing your letter and getting it published!
    • Mnemonic Devices Created: Sunday, February 15, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A mnemonic device is used as a memory tool by students of all ages. This list includes mnemonics for many common lists or orders that students need to memorize.
    • How to Write a Response Paper Created: Sunday, July 03, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A response paper, sometimes called a reaction paper, is much like a formal article or review, but this type of assignment calls for more of the writer's personal reaction and feeling.
    • Right Brain Dominant Students Created: Monday, March 20, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Right brain dominant students are accused of being dreamy sometimes, but they are probably deep in thought when that happens. They may have trouble answering questions in class, because they take a lot of time to mull over the possible answers. Does this sound familiar?
    • Learning Styles: Holistic or Global Learning Created: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Your learning style is often the key to your success. Determine if you are a global learner or an holistic learner.
    • Finding a Theme of a Book Created: Friday, March 03, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Your assignment requires you to find the theme of a book. Everybody else seems to understand, but you don't. What is a theme? Is there more than one right answer?
    • Biography Created: Friday, December 09, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      A biography is defined as a written account of the series of events that make up a person's life. Therefore, while researching the subject of your biography, you'll want to collect all the basic fa...
    • Punctuating Titles Created: Wednesday, November 01, 2006 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Trying to remember how to punctuate a title? Even the most experienced writers have a problem remembering the proper punctuation for certain types of titles. If you can remember to think in terms of large works and small works, you'll remember how to treat many titles.
    • Left Brain Right Brain Created: Monday, March 20, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Are you left brain dominant or right brain dominant? Some scientists say that specific personality traits can be attributed to your dominant brain hemisphere. Look over the left brain/right brain t...
    • To and Too Created: Saturday, February 02, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Many people struggle to remember the difference between to and too. But watch out! This word mix-up is one that really irritates teachers and professors.
    • Expository Essays Created: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Expository essays are simply essays that explain something with facts, as opposed to opinion. This writing assignment could tell a story or provide instruction." itemprop="r="$zTP='t3'" --> itempro...
    • What Is a Senior Thesis? Created: Sunday, March 04, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      A senior thesis is a large, independent research project that students take on in senior year of high school or college to fulfill a graduation requirement.
    • How to Write Your Autobiography Created: Sunday, August 31, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      If you think your life is too boring to write about, think again! This article will help you identify the most interesting elements of your life experience and turn them into a story others will en...
    • 50 Compare and Contrast Topics Created: Sunday, July 19, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      When you begin to write a comparison essay, you should go through a a few small steps before you jump in to writing the introductory paragraph. You will start with making a list of characteristics ...
    • List of 100 Homonyms and Homophones Created: Saturday, September 12, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      Homonyms are words that are spelled the same but have different meanings. Homonyms can also be words that sound the same when you pronounce them, but have different meanings.
    • How to Write an Argument Essay Created: Friday, April 18, 2008 Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014
      It's not enough to feel passionate about a certain point of view. To write an effective argument essay, you must be able to research a topic and provide solid, convincing evidence to support your s...
    • 101 Common Book Themes Created: Saturday, September 26, 2009 Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014
      The theme of a book is a universal idea or message that stretches through an entire story. A theme may show up in a pattern (such as reoccurring examples of beauty in simplicity) or a theme may com...
    • When to Use Brackets Created: Sunday, August 24, 2008 Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014
      When is it appropriate to use brackets? How are they different from parentheses? Discover rules for using one of the most confusing types of punctuation.
    • Tenure - What is it and why does it matter? Created: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014
      Find the definition of tenure and find out why tenure has an impact on college students' learning experience.

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