Go ahead and go to the bonus materials and print it out.
This stubborn blight has refused to go away despite of a variety of methods enacted by schools to get rid of it.
In a certain school, two of these methods have been proposed-either offering free tutoring or offering a wider variety of classes.
If you remember back to the bonus materials, there's a sentence variety chart that I gave you that I said you could use to kind of chart your sentence variety, what I've done in the bonus materials for this essay is chart the sentence variety of one of the body paragraphs.
And you can see by looking at the different types and the different lengths of sentences that this really has a great flow, there's a lot of variety there.
This method relies on the erroneous belief that bad grades lead to dropping out.' So the reason I pulled this put is a really great example is that this writer presents a really interesting premise, instead of just saying we usually have a wider variety of classes because it provides motivation, this writer kind of goes out on a limb and says 'well let me correct the prompt actually.' Instead of saying that 'the problems with schools is dropping out because of inability' which is what suggested I'm going to go out there and say it's actually apathy.
So it suggests an interesting premise which really is great complexity there.Finally sentence structure and grammar, we're going to look at those together since they really have to do with the mechanics of the essay.The really solid thing that this essay does is offer lots of sentence variety.Let's take a look at example essay number one, go to the bonus materials and download it.It scored an 11 which means one teacher gave it a five and one teacher gave it the maximum possible points, which was a six.We're going to lump some of those indicators together just for easy sake because they really go hand in hand.So let's talk about how it did with 'task and position.' This essay did a really solid job of setting up the task, showing an understanding of it and then taking a strong position.Although the idea of free tutoring sounds attractive, the solution lies in offering a wider variety of classes, which ultimately encourages students to stay in school.' This essay goes on to give ample support of details about why it's important to give a wider variety of classes and furthermore really hummers home a strong counter argument that shows why free tutoring just won't work.Let's take a look at how it measures up to some of the key indicators that we've discussed earlier.These are all the reasons why this essay earned an 11 which is where you want to be, ideally scoring ten to 12 on the ACT writing.Now let's take a look at sample essay number two.