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Writing & Composition: Essay Prompts & Resources

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Refer to this helpful resource to improve the writing skills of your students. In this course, you will find helpful essay prompts and ideas you can use to prepare your students to write effective essays covering a wide range of topics, ranging from children's literature and Shakespeare to American history.
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23 chapters in Writing & Composition: Essay Prompts & Resources

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Lesson 1 - Compare & Contrast Essay Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Compare & Contrast Essay Topics
Lesson 3 - Compare & Contrast Essay: Definition, Topics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59053].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59053].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Compare & Contrast Essay Topics for Elementary School
Lesson 5 - Compare & Contrast Essay Topics for Middle School
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Lesson 7 - Compare & Contrast Essay Topics for College
Lesson 8 - Compare & Contrast Essay Topics for History
Lesson 9 - Compare & Contrast Essay Topics About Music
Lesson 10 - Compare & Contrast Essay Topics About Movies
Lesson 11 - Comparison Essay Topics for Literature
Lesson 12 - Compare & Contrast Essay Topics on Sports
Lesson 13 - Medical Compare & Contrast Essay Topics
Lesson 14 - Art History Compare & Contrast Essay Topics
Lesson 15 - Organizational Patterns for Descriptive Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74056].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74056].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - I Have a Dream Essay Topics
Lesson 2 - The Great Depression Essay Topics
Lesson 3 - The New Deal Essay Topics
Lesson 4 - Women in the Great Depression Essay Prompts
Lesson 5 - Harlem Renaissance Essay Topics
Lesson 6 - Native American History Essay Topics
Lesson 7 - Native American Art Essay Topics
Lesson 8 - Native American Culture Essay Topics
Lesson 9 - Essay Topics on the Old West
Lesson 10 - Origins of the Cold War Essay Topics
Lesson 11 - Weapons in the Cold War Essay Prompts
Lesson 12 - Cuban Missile Crisis Essay Prompts
Lesson 13 - International Relations During the Cold War Essay Prompts
Lesson 14 - America During the Cold War Essay Prompts
Lesson 15 - US Foreign Policy During the Cold War Essay Prompts
Lesson 16 - Truman & the Cold War Essay Prompts
Lesson 17 - Cold War Research Essay Topics
Lesson 18 - End of the Cold War Essay Prompts
Lesson 19 - Civil Rights Movement Essay Topics
Lesson 20 - Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Topics
Lesson 21 - Marshall Plan Essay Prompts
Lesson 22 - American Women in the Vietnam War Essay Prompts
Lesson 23 - Truman Doctrine Essay Prompts
Lesson 24 - Women's Rights Essay Questions
Lesson 25 - Progressive Era Essay Questions
Lesson 26 - Watergate Scandal Essay Prompts
Lesson 27 - Space Race Essay Prompts
Lesson 28 - Manhattan Project Essay Prompts
Lesson 29 - Second Amendment Essay Topics
Lesson 30 - Causes of the Civil Rights Movement Essay Prompts
Lesson 31 - Slavery in America Essay Topics
Lesson 32 - McCarthyism Essay Prompts
Lesson 33 - Bill of Rights Essay Prompts
Lesson 34 - U.S. Constitution Essay Topics
Lesson 35 - Declaration of Independence Essay Topics
Lesson 36 - American Government Essay Topics
Lesson 37 - Texas History Essay Topics
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Lesson 1 - History of Mathematics Essay Topics
Lesson 2 - History of Physics Essay Topics
Lesson 3 - History of Biology Essay Topics
Lesson 4 - History of Chemistry Essay Topics
Lesson 5 - Environmental History Essay Topics
Lesson 6 - Environmental Sustainability Essay Topics
Lesson 7 - India's Colonial History Essay Topics
Lesson 8 - History of Animation Essay Topics
Lesson 9 - Essay Topics on Comics
Lesson 10 - Film History Essay Topics
Lesson 11 - Satire Essay Topics
Lesson 12 - Rogerian Essay Topics
Lesson 13 - Pop Culture Essay Topics
Lesson 14 - History of Sports Essay Topics
Lesson 15 - Family History Essay Topics
Lesson 16 - Political Geography Essay Topics
Lesson 17 - Hermeneutics Essay Topics
Lesson 18 - Game Theory Paper Topics
Lesson 19 - Public Policy Essay Topics
Lesson 20 - Nonfiction Narrative Essay Topics
Lesson 21 - Definition Essay Topics
Lesson 22 - Descriptive Essay Topics
Lesson 23 - Expository Essay Topics
Lesson 24 - Classification Essay Topics
Lesson 25 - Problem-Solution Essay Topics
Lesson 26 - Research Essay Topics
Lesson 27 - How-To Essay Topics
Lesson 28 - Evaluation Essay Topics
Lesson 29 - Exemplification Essay Topics
Lesson 30 - Illustration Essay Topics
Lesson 31 - Exploratory Essay Topics
Lesson 32 - Concept Essay Topics
Lesson 33 - Synthesis Essay Topics
Lesson 34 - Satirical Essay Topics
Lesson 35 - Rhetorical Analysis Essay Topics
Lesson 36 - Reflective Essay Topics
Lesson 37 - Extended Definition Essay Topics
Lesson 38 - Behavior Management Essay Topics
Lesson 39 - Senior Writing Project Ideas
Lesson 40 - Rhetorical Precis Template
Lesson 41 - Research Paper Unit Plan for High School
Lesson 42 - Persuasive Writing Unit Plan
Lesson 43 - Essay Writing Unit Plan
Lesson 44 - Expository Writing Unit Plan