Tutor profile: Jennifer H.
How is Essay Writing similar to answering a math equation?
Writing an essay has a basic structure. A general formula for writing is applied to create a successful essay no matter the level or ability of the writer. There are numerous strategies that can be applied to help the write to ensure that all parts of the formula have been applied AND to check their work. This essentially means even when writing as essay, one can check back and make sure they have the correct "answer."
Subject: US History
Why is the study of the History of the United States relevant today?
Exploring United States History, or ANY history really, continues to be relevant to the modern learner to not only know how the country came to be as strong as it is today, but also to explore the experiences and mistakes made by earlier generations which can assist with the progress of current and future generations.
What genres of texts are explored and analyzed to become a well-rounded, experienced reader?
It is important to read and analyze a variety of different types (genres) of texts in order to be a well-rounded reader who can provided an effective analysis of a text. These genres include, but are not limited to: 1) Literary Texts - fiction (novels, short stories), poetry, allegories, fables, dramas, satire, comedies, plays, Epics 2) Informational Texts - memoirs, biographies, auto-biographies, articles, essays, technical data
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