Tutor profile: Samantha B.
What is a thesis statement?
A thesis statement is a sentence typically found at the end of an introductory paragraph of an essay. The sentence clearly identifies the topic, main idea, and purpose of the essay.
Subject: Study Skills
What is a mnemonic device and how can it be used as a study tool? Give an example of a mnemonic device.
A mnemonic device is a memory technique used to help a person's brain better encode and recall information. This technique is a valuable tool when used in studying information that a person will need to recall for an assessment. An example: ROY G. BIV (as in someone's name) can be used to remember the order of the colors of the rainbow. Each letter stands for a color: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.
What are the 8 (eight) parts of speech?
The 8 parts of speech are (in no particular order) noun, verb adjective, adverb, preposition, pronoun, conjunction, and interjection.
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