Synopses & Reviews
Essay writing is a skill that is fundamental for standardized tests, college and job admissions, and career success. How to Write Great Essays provides readers with a methodical step-by-step process for every stage of writing, including outlining, organizing, writing, and proofreading. The book features:
Sections on organization, clarity, word choice, mechanics, and editing
Chapters that deal specifically with both timed and untimed essays
Thorough sample essays demonstrating how the skills taught in the book are applied to actual writing prompts.
Every student needs to be able to write essays. How to Write Great Essays stresses the importance of clarity, word choice, and organization in essay writing. This book also helps readers build their knowledge of correct grammar and punctuation and familiarize them with editing, revising, and proofreading essays. Sample writing prompts and essays reinforce what students learn in this book.
About the Author
LearningExpress writers are experts in test preparation questions. They are reading, writing, and math professionals from throughout the United States.Lauren Starkey is a writer and editor with over ten years of experience in educational and reference works. She is also the author of Goof-Proof Business Writing and Goof-Proof College Admissions Essays.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Organization. Chapter 2: Clarity. Chapter 3: Word Choice. Chapter 4: Mechanics. Chapter 5: Editing, Revision, Proofreading. Chapter 6: Un-timed Essays. Chapter 7: Timed Essays. Chapter 8: Sample Essays.