Homework Helpers: Essays & Term Papers

Editor/Author McLean, Michelle
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Career Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-60163-140-4
Category: Social Sciences - Research Methods & Study Skills
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

A fun, user-friendly guide that takes the confusion out of writing essays and papers for students of all ages.

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Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - Before You Write
  • Lesson 1-1: Choosing a Topic
  • Lesson 1-2: Make a List
  • Lesson 1-3: Make Notes
  • Lesson 1-4: Your Thesis Statement
  • Lesson 1-5: Make an Outline
  • Exercise 1-1
  • Chapter 2 - Basic Essay
  • Lesson 2-1: What Is It?
  • Lesson 2-2: Getting Started
  • Lesson 2-3: Elements of the Essay
  • Lesson 2-4: Putting It Together
  • Sample Essays
  • Exercise 2-1
  • Chapter 3 - Argumentative/Persuasive Essay
  • Lesson 3-1: What Is It?
  • Lesson 3-2: Getting Started
  • Lesson 3-3: Elements of the Essay
  • Lesson 3-4: Putting It Together
  • Sample Essays
  • Exercise 3-1
  • Chapter 4 - Cause and Effect Essay
  • Lesson 4-1: What Is It?
  • Lesson 4-2: Getting Started
  • Lesson 4-3: Elements of the Essay
  • Lesson 4-4: Putting It Together
  • Sample Essays
  • Exercise 4-1
  • Chapter 5 - Critical Essay
  • Lesson 5-1: What Is It?
  • Lesson 5-2: Getting Started
  • Lesson 5-3: Elements of the Essay
  • Lesson 5-4: Putting It Together
  • Sample Essays
  • Exercise 5-1
  • Chapter 6 - Compare and Contrast Essay
  • Lesson 6-1: What Is It?
  • Lesson 6-2: Getting Started
  • Lesson 6-3: Elements of the Essay
  • Lesson 6-4: Putting It Together
  • Sample Essays
  • Exercise 6-1
  • Chapter 7 - Definition Essay
  • Lesson 7-1: What Is It?
  • Lesson 7-2: Getting Started
  • Lesson 7-3: Elements of the Essay
  • Lesson 7-4: Putting It Together
  • Sample Essays
  • Exercise 7-1
  • Chapter 8 - Descriptive Essay
  • Lesson 8-1: What Is It?
  • Lesson 8-2: Getting Started
  • Lesson 8-3: Elements of the Essay
  • Lesson 8-4: Putting It Together
  • Sample Essays
  • Exercise 8-1
  • Chapter 9 - Division and Classification Essay
  • Lesson 9-1: What Is It?
  • Lesson 9-2: Getting Started
  • Sample Essays
  • Exercise 9-1
  • Chapter 10 - Evaluation Essay
  • Lesson 10-1: What Is It?
  • Lesson 10-2: Getting Started
  • Lesson 10-3: Elements of the Essay
  • Lesson 10-4: Putting It Together
  • Sample Essays
  • Exercise 10-1
  • Chapter 11 - Literary Analysis Essay
  • Lesson 11-1: What Is It?
  • Lesson 11-2: Getting Started
  • Lesson 11-3: Elements of the Essay
  • Lesson 11-4: Putting It Together
  • Sample Essays
  • Exercise 11-1
  • Chapter 12 - Narrative Essay
  • Lesson 12-1: What Is It?
  • Lesson 12-2: Getting Started
  • Lesson 12-3: Elements of the Essay
  • Sample Essays
  • Exercise 12-1
  • 13 Research or Term Paper
  • Lesson 13-1: What Is It?
  • Lesson 13-2: Week 1-Choose a Topic and Create a Rough Outline
  • Lesson 13-3: Week 2-Choose Your Sources
  • Lesson 13-4: Week 3-Make Notes
  • Lesson 13-5: Week 4-Final Outline
  • Lesson 13-6: Week 5-Rough Draft
  • Lesson 13-7: Week 6-Final Draft
  • Sample Papers
  • Chapter 14 - Quick Tips for Researching
  • Lesson 14-1: Know What You Don't Know
  • Lesson 14-2: Look in a Book, Online Style
  • Lesson 14-3: Look in a Book, the Old-Fashioned Way
  • Lesson 14-4: Magazines and Journals
  • Lesson 14-5: Surf the Internet
  • Lesson 14-6: Online Encyclopedias and Information-Gathering Websites
  • Chapter 15 - Proofreading
  • Lesson 15-1: Why Bother?
  • Lesson 15-2: Technical Mistakes
  • Lesson 15-3: Editing for Content
  • Chapter 16 - Citations
  • Lesson 16-1: Overview
  • Lesson 16-2: The Humanities and MLA
  • Lesson 16-3: Social Sciences and APA
  • Lesson 16-4: History and Chicago or Turabian Style
  • Lesson 16-5: The Sciences and CSE
  • Chapter 17 - SAT Essay
  • Lesson 17-1: What to Expect
  • Lesson 17-2: Types of Questions You May See
  • Lesson 17-3: The Game Plan
  • Lesson 17-4: Important Points to Remember
  • Sample Essay
  • Chapter 18 - Taking It One Step Further
  • Lesson 18-1: Be Economical
  • Lesson 18-2: Keep It Active
  • Lesson 18-3: Make It Matter
  • Lesson 18-4: Be Gender-Inclusive
  • Lesson 18-5: Be Logical
  • Lesson 18-6: Know Your Audience
  • Answer Key
  • References
  • About the Author