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Writing a Narrative Essay

A narrative essay tells a story. It can be a story about something that has happened to you, a retelling of an historical event, or a fictional story that you're using to illustrate a point. Here are some tips to help you write a successful narrative essay.  
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Writing an Essay Test Answer

An essay test item requires you to recall and organize information and to communicate the information in an extended writing form. Your response to an essay test item should meet the following three criteria: focused, organized, and supported. Read on to learn how to meet these criteria as well as tips that will help you write your best response to an essay test item.
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Free teaching tip When a baseball team is going through a rough stretch, the manager will often call a team meeting to address a problem. As the manager of your class, you can call a class meeting to address a problem. Here are some guidelines for a class meeting. ... Another free teaching tip Here are five ways to make math more fun for your students: 1. Create shopping games in which students have to buy items within a set budget. ...
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Free Study Tip If you have questions and you really don't understand something, ask your teacher to help you individually on any day that you both have time.
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Student, 6th grade
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Another free Study Tip When I read my texts, I look for things that might be questions on a test. I write a question and make sure I know the answer to it. I've become real good at this, and my test scores show it.
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Student, 9th
San Diego, California, USA
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Get enough sleep at night. It's harder to concentrate when you get less than six hours of sleep the night before a test.
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