Guidelines on writing an essay
1. What is required?
Many courses of this programme require student to write a 2500-4000 word essay. Normally the essay is assessed by your teacher in summative marks. What we are looking for (i.e. what we will assess) in your essay is a focused examination of a them...
Classism refers to prejudice on the basis of social class. It includes individual attitudes and behaviors, which systems of policies are set up to benefit the upper classes at the expense of the lower classes. Ying, who was born in a rich Chinese family, fell in love...
Take out the assignment sheet and Malcolm X’s essay, “Learning to Read.” Use them to answer the questions below with your Writing Group. Take notes and be prepared to share your discussion with the rest of class. You may want to take notes, particularly for questions 1-3.
1. What is Malcolm...
50 Ways to Improve Your Essay Grade
Print out this page and the next one, and then use them as a quality control check list as you begin developing your essay:
1) Familiarize yourself with the grade scheme… 3
2) Look at your past feedback… 4
Biology Extended Essay Questions – Addressed by an EE Examiner
Q1. Should students be encouraged to do an original piece of research, or should they analyze (in a new way) data that someone has collected (e.g., data obtained from a previous research study that perhaps has been published in a jo...
The practice of cutting open the bodies of living animals in order to do medical or scientific tests on them.
- the importance of studying anatomy for scientific understanding (research into genetic engineering, treatment of diseases such as cance...
Instructors frequently remark that a major reason that students don’t receive higher grades on essay exams is because they do not follow directions even when these directions are included in the question. These instructors add that many students don’t seem to know how to recognize words in quest...
There is almost a 50/100 chance that couples who marry today will divorce, and almost half of all children now growing up in the Somalia have seen or will see their parents marriage end. Divorce is one of the most difficult experiences many people ever face; it’s the termination pr...
How to write an argumentative essay: The pre-writing stage (Cont.)Step 4: Organizing or thinking through ideas for the essay
After getting a topic, limiting it and writing down the thesis, one begins to carefully think about the ideas that he/she will put in the essay. This can be done by using a...
Structuring an Essay
First sentence: The first sentence of your essay should be re-writing the essay question itself, while also stating whether you agree or disagree with the essay statement or question.
* First point – simple statement
* Second point – simple statemen...
How does a stock exchange function?
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It is said that to be really successful in life, you need to have your fundamentals strong. But how many of us actually sit down and try to find answers to basic questions related to whateve...
DRAFTING YOUR ESSAY
Analysing an Essay Question Planning Your Essay Editing and Proofreading
Once you have a good essay plan (see Planning Your Essay), with a thesis statement and some main supporting points, you can go on to build your argument in the form of an essay draft. Th...
Post Assessment Essay
In my essay I will explain how writing about historical background readings of three different cultural. I will be discussing following topics: what role did this creator play in society? How is each creator described in their own elements? How does each creator reflect the va...
1. The benefits (key word) of the Internet (topic word) have been overrated (key word). Do you agree (question word)?
Recommended Approach – This question demands that candidates assess/evaluate the value of the positive aspects/effects/qualities/characteristics of the Internet. As such, the ca...
The two-member Adarsh Judicial Commission set up to probe into the scam-tainted Adarsh Housing Society submitted its interim report to the state Government on 13 April 2012? By which of the following governments was the committee set up?
a. Maharashtra Government
b. Union Government
What are bone cancer symptoms and signs?
The most common symptom of bone tumors is pain. In most cases, the symptoms become gradually more severe with time, including bone pain. Initially, the pain may only be present either at night or with activity. Depending on the growth of the tumor, those aff...
Released in 1994, the Columbia Pictures film The Shawshank Redemption tells the story of Andy, who is falsely imprisoned for the murder of his wife and her lover. Yet instead of quietly serving his two life sentences, Andy Dufrense occupies himself with extensive plans for escape. The Shawshank Rede...
RULE OF LAW*
Constitution of India: Article 14. “Equality before law. – The State shall not deny to any person equality before law or equal potection of laws within the territoy of India.”
Dicey’s Rule of Law**
Dicey said: “It means, in the first place, the absolute supremacy or predo...
GP NOTES 2010 (ESSAY)
a. New vs. Traditional
b. New: narcissistic?
c. Government Censorship
d. Profit-driven Media
f. Private life of public figures
g. Celebrity as a role model
h. Blame media for our problems
i. Power + Responsibilit...