Tutor profile: Ericka S.
What should be included in a strong introduction paragraph of any genre of writing?
The following items should be included in a strong introduction paragraph no matter the style of writing: 1. Name it, Verb, it, Finish it ( this can be explained further upon request) 2. Power Number Statement ( this can also be explained further upon request) 3. A preview of the three body paragraphs main ideas; some call this a thesis statement.
Subject: English as a Second Language
What are some strategies that are helpful when building vocabulary for a student whose second language is English?
Some strategies that are helpful for an English as a Second Language Student are: pictures, charts and diagrams, Epic!, Quizlet flashcards, Thinking Maps, and real-life application.
What elements and functions of English can be added to your writing to make it more enjoyable to the reader? Think about the details that help paint a picture for the reader.
The elements and functions of English that can be added to my writing so that it is more enjoyable for my reader are: dialogue, figurative language, proper mechanics, examples from text genres, and sensory and concrete details.
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