What tips on college-essay writing can they learn from The Choice blog? In this lesson, students will explore the open-ended topics for the Common Application essays through writing and discussion. Finally, they will craft their own college admissions essay in response to one of the new prompts, using advice from Learning Network and The Choice Blog. Warm-Up Prior to class, post these prompts at the front of the room, or prepare to project them. Do not tell students that they are the new prompts for the Common Application essay.
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Singer condones and even promotes this shift in assets, making him a unique and different voice in a multibillion-dollar institution. In particular, a different way of thinking. I never understood why I was the only one whose hand shot up in history class when the teacher asked a broad question about Africa, but when she asked us to name the 15th century Queen of Spain, hands waved around me like tree branches twisting furiously in the wind. This blindness to everything non-Western continued outside of the classroom. No one ever talked about the things outside of their occidental bubble — the bubble of the comfortable, warm, well-fed Occident. Were we selfish to demand our Metrocards?
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Note: This lesson was originally published on an older version of The Learning Network; the link to the related Times article will take you to a page on the old site. Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students explore their own personal political philosophies by identifying events, people and experiences that have helped shape their beliefs and writing an essay. Objectives: Students will: 1. Examine their political party affiliations and political beliefs.
Stuck for an idea? Use the suggestions below to spark personal writing with help from New York Times features. You may want to write an entry on a similar topic as one of these columns, or you may just use them as models for such elements as subject matter, length, tone, and so on. One way to write a personal essay is to ground it in a place.