Jane Bell Kiester, author of the popular Caught'ya Grammar with a Giggle series, has adapted her effective and fun approach to meet the specific learning needs of middle-school students.
This resource improves writing and editing skills, raises test scores, engages students, and creates classrooms filled with giggles Giggles in the Middle offers middle-school teachers all the benefits of the previous Caught'ya books, plus some helpful "extras" created especially for the middle-school student.
STEP 3: Create Your “Memorable Moments” Timeline Think back as far as you can remember.
From falling down when you were four years old and scraping your knee, to that piano recital in 4th grade, through junior prom – put your life down on paper!
Below, we've chosen two examples of evidence, two examples of reasoning, and two examples of stylistic/persuasive elements you can use as stellar evidence to support your thesis.
For each example below, we also show you how you can use the type of evidence to support your thesis across a range of prompts.
B Naturally, for each passage you're going to want to play to its particular strengths—if there are a lot of facts/statistics, make sure to discuss that; if it dwells more on personal anecdotes/appeals to emotion, discuss those.
However, if you struggle with analysis in a short period of time, memorizing these categories of examples ahead of time can give you a helpful checklist to go through when reading the SAT essay prompt and point you in the right direction.
Just as with most essays, the major secret to excelling on the SAT essay is to pre-plan the examples and evidence you want to use. By assembling a collection of these reliable types of evidence that can be used to answer most prompts, you'll cut down on planning time and significantly increase the amount you can write, making you able to walk into every SAT essay confident in your abilities.
In this article, we give you 6 good SAT essay examples you’ll be able to find in nearly every prompt the SAT throws at you.