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 beyond.Use 1aquot; margins, top and bottom, left and right, on every page of your essay. ( Block quotes are further indented.) a€c Double-space your essay. a€c Use a reasonable 12-point font (not Courier New or other stretched-out, giant fonts, and not Abadi MTanbsp;...

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


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