Almost every assignment you complete for a history course will ask you to make an argument. Your instructors will often call this your "thesis" -- your position on a subject. An argument takes a stand on an issue. It seeks to persuade an audience of a point of view in much the same way that a lawyer argues a case in a court of law. It is NOT a description or a summary.
A graduate of Medaille College as an Education major, Drew shares his knowledgable insight into the world of teaching. In order to be more in line with Common Core standards, the edTPA decided to shift some things around in their lesson plans. Some items were completely removed while others were changed or updated. This article will focus on two important components in lesson plans—Central Focus and Academic Language—and how to write them effectively.
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Your first challenge in writing a how-to essay is deciding on a topic. If you're like many students, you might feel as though you don't know anything well enough to teach others. But that's not true. All people have something that they can do so well that they don't even think about how to do it anymore—they just do it.