Ch 41: ACT Writing - Essay Parts: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Writing - Essay Parts chapter of this ACT Prep Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about essay parts. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all of the information involving essay parts required for the ACT exam.

How it works:

  • Begin your ACT review or other writing preparation work.
  • Identify the essay parts concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our ACT prep tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn essay parts and earn acceptable scores. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding essay organization, essay structure or any other essay parts topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their ACT preparation
  • Prefer learning ACT topics visually
  • Find themselves struggling with the essay parts portion of the review
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in their ACT preparation
  • Don't have access to ACT review materials

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning essay parts simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live ACT prep tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Complete your essay parts review on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning objectives:

  • Review how to organize an essay.
  • Learn to structure a five-paragraph essay.
  • Find out how to write a great thesis statement that aligns with your main idea.
  • Examine common attention-getters, and learn how to incorporate them in your writing.
  • Review what a thesis statement is, and learn to write one.
  • Find out how to structure a paragraph so that all sentences flow together.

7 Lessons in Chapter 41: ACT Writing - Essay Parts: Tutoring Solution
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Basic Essay Structure: The Five-Paragraph Essay

1. Basic Essay Structure: The Five-Paragraph Essay

Working with an established essay structure provides writers with the necessary elements of a successful essay. In this lesson, we'll work through the drafting process for the five-paragraph essay and make note of important dos and don'ts.

How to Structure Paragraphs in an Essay

2. How to Structure Paragraphs in an Essay

When structuring a paragraph, you shouldn't just go throwing together a few sentences. The sentences that make up a paragraph should all flow together and represent the same topic to make up a strong paragraph. This video explains how to put together your sentences and paragraphs to maximize their impact.

Writing: Main Idea, Thesis Statement & Topic Sentences

3. Writing: Main Idea, Thesis Statement & Topic Sentences

What exactly is your essay about? Writing great thesis statements and topic sentences that align with your main idea will help readers to understand the theme, ideas, and central focus of your essay.

Essay Introduction: Write a Thesis and Capture Your Audience

4. Essay Introduction: Write a Thesis and Capture Your Audience

We'll look at the importance of the introductory paragraph and engaging your audience through the use of attention getters, a bridge, and an arguable thesis. Three of the most common attention getters are specifically defined, and examples are provided in this lesson.

How to Write a Strong Essay Body

5. How to Write a Strong Essay Body

This video will show you how to achieve unified, coherent body paragraphs in your essays. By creating well-developed body paragraphs, your essays will be cleaner, sharper and earn you a better grade!

How To Write Effective Conclusions: Importance and Elements

6. How To Write Effective Conclusions: Importance and Elements

Follow this easy method to write a wonderful conclusion to your paper. Here you will find everything you need, including some most excellent writing tips!

What is a Conclusion Sentence? - Example & Overview

7. What is a Conclusion Sentence? - Example & Overview

This lesson will study the function of a conclusion sentence within the broader function of a body paragraph. In particular, the lesson will look at how the conclusion sentence ties the paragraph together and reaffirms the author's argument.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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