Essays show up in Literature and in History, both of which are Regents subjects in NY. It’s important to write a good introduction, or the person grading your paper will have a negative first impression of your paper – not what you’re aiming for!
A good introductory paragraph starts with general material, gets a little more specific, and then gives a detailed look at what the essay will be about. For assigned papers, the introduction will include the assigned topic – but not word-for-word.
Midterms are coming. There will be an essay, and a time limit.
Since the teacher said one of the choices would be a cause and effect essay, I directed my student to this cause and effect essay topics site, and we practiced. And practiced.
- Living with pets improves their owners’ health.
- Cell phone use improves family relations.
Many articles have been written about how cell phones are turning family time into a joke. No one talks to each other face to face anymore. However, there is a good case to make that cell phones can actually improve family relationships.
Have fun writing!