Writing, Grammar, Literature, ACT Prep Education: M.Ed.,Stanford University

Writing, Grammar, Literature, ACT Prep Education: M.Ed.,Stanford University

Examining ACT Essay Examples

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We spend a lot of the time speaing frankly about all the essential the different parts of a good ACT style essay. In this episode we’re going to take a look at some sample essays that have been published by actual students in reaction to an ACT style prompt. Furthermore they were graded by actual teachers and evaluated on the ACT Rubric, so just a reminder the Rubric is going to consider seven indicators for the ACT inside their understanding of task, position, complexity, development, organization, sentences and word choice and grammar. So why don’t we have a look at those essays and see how they measure up regarding the scale.
Let’s take a good look at example essay number 1, go right to the bonus materials and download it. It scored an 11 this means one teacher gave it a five plus one teacher gave it the maximum points that are possible that was a six. I’m going to read through the very first paragraph to you but, it will be needed for you to have it printed out in front of you. Alright so that it starts, ‘The perennial problem facing schools in the country today is dropout rates. This stubborn blight has refused to go away despite of a variety of methods enacted by schools to get rid of it. In a school that is certain two of those methods have already been proposed-either offering free tutoring or offering a wider variety of classes. Although the basic notion of free tutoring sounds attractive, the clear answer is based on offering a wider variety of classes, which ultimately encourages students in which to stay school.’ This essay continues on to provide ample support of details about why you need to give a wider variety of classes and in addition really hummers home a strong counter argument that shows why free tutoring just will not work. Continue reading“Writing, Grammar, Literature, ACT Prep Education: M.Ed.,Stanford University”