These short videos show you how to select a topic using three different library resources: CQ Researcher, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, and Points of View Reference Center.
Future Ready Writing Assignments by Lyric Green; Dana Meachen RauFrom research papers to poetry, students will be given many writing assignments over the course of their education. Through easy-to-follow text and clear examples, students will learn about the different types of writing assignments they'll receive and how to write each one. Activities will encourage students to extend their writing skills further. Fast facts and sidebars bring new insight into the task of writing, while the glossary reinforces new vocabulary. A Further Reading section inspires further research.
Writing Powerful Persuasive Pieces by Nancy LoewenDo you like to argue? Do you have any strong beliefs? Maybe you'd like to show other people your side of an issue--and you'd like to do it in writing. This book takes you through the steps of writing a persuasive piece from beginning to end. Learn how to find sources, gather the best possible evidence, and organize your evidence for maximum impact. Once you've done that, check out writing techniques that will make your readers take notice. Along the way, you'll find tips from successful writers and exercises for sharpening your skills.