ACT Essay Prep (2 sessions) FOR GIRLS AND BOYS IN GRADES 11TH - 12TH
ACT Essay Prep with Tom Clements -- Episode 01: The Prompt
However, when you break it down, an SAT and ACT essay is really nothing to be afraid of. The readers are not expecting you to be Shakespeare, they’re not expecting you to be the next great American novelist, and they’re not expecting perfect penmanship. All they want to see is that you’re able to choose a side on the issue they present you with, and write a clear, concise essay that fully supports the argument you’re making. ACT essay prep and SAT essay prep are possible and necessary, and if you do solid prep work, and little structured brainstorming before you start writing, you can write a fantastic essay in the 25 minutes provided. Here’s how:
ACT Essay Prep with Tom Clements -- Episode 03: The Essay
7. Provide students with 25 minutes of class time to construct an essay that advocates for the singular point of view inspired by the thesis statement. Allow students to keep a copy of the earlier practice activities and essay prep guidelines on their desktop to remind them of the steps necessary to complete the essay successfully.