Thinking on the Page

Thinking on the Page

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Take Charge of Your Writing--and Dazzle Your Instructors! It can be a challenge to achieve writing excellence, but it doesn't have to be mysterious, and it's definitely not impossible. To present powerful ideas effectively in your college essays, you need to break away from rigid rules and structures and start thinking on the page. With this book, you'll learn how to actively engage with a text, analyze it, draw informed conclusions, and then make solid claims about what you have observed. Thinking on the Page will also help you: Think critically about what you're reading and draw questions and ideas directly from the text Approach your essay as a story rather than a formula Work through your ideas by graphing, listing, charting, and drawing Incorporate relevant outside research Edit your final essay and polish it to perfection Whether you're in college or high school, you need to communicate your ideas effectively through writing. Thinking on the Page provides innovative tools tailored to the way you learn and write, enabling you to produce thoughtful, analytical, and meaningful work, both in school and chapter eleven, your ideas are always the primary story in your essay: Your research is there to enrich your ideas. In this next example, the student uses the end of her paragraph to introduce a block quote. (Any quote that takes up more thananbsp;...

Title:Thinking on the Page
Author:Martha Schulman, Gwen Hyman
Publisher:"F+W Media, Inc." - 2015-04-20


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