Ch 4: AP English - Writing & Structuring an Essay: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Writing and Structuring an Essay chapter of this AP English Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning how to write and structure an essay. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the strategies for writing and structuring essays required in a typical AP English course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other AP English work.
  • Identify the essay writing and structuring 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 AP English tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn how to write and structure essays and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding transition sentences, elements of effective conclusions, theses or any other essay writing or structuring topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their English learning
  • Prefer learning English visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their essay writing and structuring unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in AP English
  • Don't have access to their English teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning essay writing and structuring 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 English tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn essay writing and structuring 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

  • Learn how to ensure that your thesis captures your audience.
  • Understand how to write a strong essay body.
  • Be able to use transition sentences appropriately.
  • List the elements of effective conclusions.
  • Explain how to structure arguments in essays.
  • Describe what makes a strong personal essay.
  • Discuss the purpose of writing rough drafts.

6 Lessons in Chapter 4: AP English - Writing & Structuring an Essay: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Essay Introduction: Write a Thesis and Capture Your Audience

1. 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

2. 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 and Use Transition Sentences

3. How to Write and Use Transition Sentences

Like a road map, transitions guide readers through your essay. This lesson examines the way writers transition between sentences, within paragraphs and between paragraphs to make for a smooth reading experience.

How To Write Effective Conclusions: Importance and Elements

4. 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!

How to Structure an Argument in Your Essay

5. How to Structure an Argument in Your Essay

When you write a persuasive essay, it's important to think about how you'll construct your argument, from how you'll arrange your major points to how and where you'll refute opposing views. This video covers some of the basics for structuring an argument.

How to Write a Strong Personal Essay

6. How to Write a Strong Personal Essay

At some point, you may be required to write a personal essay. Watch this video to learn how to turn your personal experiences into an effective essay.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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