How Do I Structure an Argumentative Essay?

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Photo credit: Odegaard Writing & Research Center Here are some suggestions for organizing an argumentative essay, from the Odegaard Writing & Research Center of the University of Washington. One difference between an argumentative essay and a persuasive essay is that a persuasive essay can focus on evoking an emotional response, while an argumentative essay uses […]

The Magnificent Citation Machine

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Photo credit: Citation Machine Citation Machine makes citing sources much easier. In science classes APA is typically used, and in humanities or language arts classes MLA is typically used.   Here is the structure and examples for citing websites in APA format. Save Save

March Mammal Madness!!!

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Photo credit: mammalssuck.blogspot.com For those who like learning about incredible animals, and the action-packed excitement of tournament competition, there is now March Mammal Madness. You no longer need to be satisfied with one or another, because these two ingredients have been fused together like fine cuisine! Mammals are paired up against one another in a […]