Hamburger paragraph: Helps kids understand paragraph structure. The two “buns” (the topic sentence and conclusion) hold the “meat” of each paragraph.

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Hamburger paragraph: Helps kids understand paragraph structure. The two “buns” (the topic sentence and conclusion) hold the “meat” of each paragraph.

As an editor of the high school newspaper, the editor-in-chief of the high school literary magazine, and a college journalism major, I have clearly always been someone who doesn’t mind writing a research paper or an essay. In fact, I welcomed these assignments when I was still in school. I would pick a 10-page essay over a math test literally any day of the week. I’m a fast writer and I managed to get good grades on my papers even when I admittedly didn’t try very hard.

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As an editor of the high school newspaper, the editor-in-chief of the high school literary magazine, and a college journalism major, I have clearly always been someone who doesn’t mind writing a research paper or an essay. In fact, I welcomed these assignments when I was still in school. I would pick a 10-page essay over a math test literally any day of the week. I’m a fast writer and I managed to get good grades on my papers even when I admittedly didn’t try very hard.

pensandmachine:Essay writing tip from my friend Theresa  I asked my friend Theresa (who is majoring in philosophy) for tips on writing a philosophy essay and wrote down what she gave me.   Although these are meant to be for philosophy essays I think they could be used for other essays in general as well. These are really basic tips, but are nevertheless helpful and essential!  This is great, Theresa. 

pensandmachine:Essay writing tip from my friend Theresa I asked my friend Theresa (who is majoring in philosophy) for tips on writing a philosophy essay and wrote down what she gave me. Although these are meant to be for philosophy essays I think they could be used for other essays in general as well. These are really basic tips, but are nevertheless helpful and essential! This is great, Theresa.

The ONLY reason I would ever become a professor is so I could swear in class and no one would give a shit.

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The ONLY reason I would ever become a professor is so I could swear in class and no one would give a shit.

This ones for older students and can push students to use several different kinds of prompts in their writing. I love that it is visually stimulating and therefore students are more likely to refer to it when writing in class. It shows that there are many ways to evaluate a text and starting with each prompt can change the tone and content of your paragraph/essay. This can be used anytime my students are asked to analyze/evaluate a text, story, video, etc.

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This ones for older students and can push students to use several different kinds of prompts in their writing. I love that it is visually stimulating and therefore students are more likely to refer to it when writing in class. It shows that there are many ways to evaluate a text and starting with each prompt can change the tone and content of your paragraph/essay. This can be used anytime my students are asked to analyze/evaluate a text, story, video, etc.

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