This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3.00, as of 2010-08-01.
Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3
This strong resource is a guide in how-to write a college essay. Based on the philosophy that the “act of writing trains and develops the act of thinking,” this paper tells the student how to do that. The writer’s tools are a dictionary, thesaurus, and word processing program. This guide is peppered with specific advice, such as keep an electronic copy, format detail, style manuals, etc. etc. Students are also advised that better writers read good writers and write a lot. Brainstorming, clustering, free writing, collecting, shaping, reshaping, revising, proofreading and a strong thesis statement are all essential parts of writing for college. A rubric is included with helps the student asses his or her expository writing in 16 areas.
J. E. Freed
August 1, 2010
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Information - A Survivor's Guide to College Writing
This is an "everything-that-you-need-to-know" guide before you write your first college level, expository essay through to your doctoral dissertaion.