If You Teach or Write 5-Paragraph Essays--Stop It!
Part I: Introduction–What inspired my argumentative response? For  decades, too many high-school teachers have been instilling persuasive writing skills by teaching students the five-paragraph essay.  You know it: Introduction with three reasons Reason #1 Reason #2 Reason #3 A summary of all three reasons It’s bad writing.  It’s always been bad writing.  With the Common... Read more »