Clinchers For Essays
For opening statements, you want something that is catchy, engages the audience, and gets them involved.
You could ask a question; for example, "When is the last time you talked on a cell phone while driving?
" Or, "Have you ever texted something to a friend that you would never dare tell them to their face?
" Asking a question will automatically engage the reader, and help them to relate the topic to their own lives.
Your conclusion isn’t just a summary of what you’ve already written.
True, it’s a little bit about summarizing, but it should take your essay one step further.
” can be the difference between a so-so essay and a "wow" essay.
After years of hearing my students ask, “How do I do that?
These cards would screen out those who are unlikely to be terrorists and would also eliminate the delays that currently characterize air travel.
Have you ever heard that different people learn in different ways? And while some people may be able to learn just by reading the theories on how to do something, you learn differently—you need actual examples.
Just like a protester, politician, or superhero, I’m here to lead by example.
Now on to the good stuff…The obvious choices for compassion in the Hunger Games may be Katniss or Peeta, but the character who personifies compassion best was Prim.
Throughout the series, her compassion is seen when she keeps secrets from her mother for Katniss, when she heals Gale after he gets whipped, and through the last act of her life as she rushes to save children in the Capitol.