Saturday, September 22, 2007
Why a "Boat on a roof"? Essay guidelines in social studies
The reason for emphasis on these guidelines is because they will make a you a more forceful writer. The world is very competitive and use of these techniques may give you an edge.
A 2-part title is the mark of a good writer.
a) Snammy title. Brief.
b) Explanatory subtitle. What we call the hard info.
A vivid opening is a classic standard for effective writing.
a) Open with the strongest image, such as a Boat on a Roof.
b) A quote is also effective: "A boat on a roof was among the images viewed by students . . . " Also, a question is not a bad fallback in writing an opening.
Which do you like best?
- Dog bites man in CMHS incident
- Man bites dog in incident at CMHS