This post was originally published on The Writing Project. Introduce your Subject: If you are discussing a story, textbook, article, or a person, you need to introduce and mention the name of the subject and source. For example, "In the book, 'Of Mice and Men' the theme of loneliness is prominent to our understanding of … Continue reading Writing Tips
So you’re starting an essay? Here are some steps to get you started... Topic: What is your research topic? Explanation: Choose a topic that you’re interested in writing about. If your teacher gave you the topics, think of a specific aspect of the topic you’d like to discuss. For example, if you're writing about “Social … Continue reading Getting Started with Writing: Create a Topic
This was my first post on Edutopia: What's a Thesis Statement? It contains questions to consider along with steps to follow with examples along the way. Tells the reader your opinion / point of view / interpretation of the subject under discussion. Indicates the direction the essay will take by stating the main points. Makes … Continue reading What’s a Thesis Statement?
This post has been long overdue, since last weekend to be exact. I had the honour to hold two workshops at T4T 2015 MiniCon. The first one was about introducing The Writing Project, an essay writing app that we have been working on it for quite some time now. The second workshop was about blogging … Continue reading Building The Writing Project
There are countless digital resources to use for English teachers. Here are some of my recent and classic favourite resources for teachers to use in the classroom: The Purdue Online Writing Lab: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/ This site is very helpful to direct students for extra help with writing, composition, grammar, citation and much more. It is also useful … Continue reading A few Fabulous Resources for English Teachers