Seniors: An Exercise to Help with Your EssaysPosted on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:22
Seniors, how go your essays? If you’re struggling a little, we have an exercise we’ve found to be particularly effective for students whether they’re just starting or working on that fourth or fifth supplement! It’s one of our favorite writing prompts and one we often use when working with students in essay workshops: making a list.
Just sit down at the computer, set a timer for 5 minutes and start writing a list beginning with the prompt:
I'm really good at…
And to give you a better idea of how this works, we’re sharing our own lists with you.
Here is Robin Mamlet's:
I'm really good at:
Words with Friends
Being a mom
Drawing out others
Snuggling with my kids on the couch
Learning new things