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The Wrinkle-Free World Of English Composition: Module 1

26 minutes 46 seconds

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Focuses solely on guidelines that show how to successfully write a college essay. Discusses an essay's general structure, its organization, and the relevance of its point of view. Stresses the importance of proper citations, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Notes that before writing begins, understanding the assignment is critical to a well-written paper.

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Runtime: 26 minutes 46 seconds

Man sits and speaks to camera gesturing with 1 hand with eyebrows raised. Caption. But the writing process isn't linear.
Standard Deviants: The Wrinkle-Free World Of English Composition
Episode 1
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Woman sits and speaks to camera on a staged set. Text on backdrop reads, "Think about 2 things. 1. The demands of the assignment. 2. What about assignment interests you? Caption. Let's go back to Nathan's freewrite.
Standard Deviants: The Wrinkle-Free World Of English Composition
Episode 2
26 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Woman faces camera and appears to be teaching. Overlay of a sheet of notebook paper reads, "Preliminary Thesis. In high school, kids separate into different social groups." Caption. Using this preliminary thesis as a guide for his paper.
Standard Deviants: The Wrinkle-Free World Of English Composition
Episode 3
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Closeup of a typed, high school term paper. Text on image reads, "Paper number 2. High School Groups." The first paragraph of the paper is in partial view. Caption. His first comment is Nathan's title for the paper.
Standard Deviants: The Wrinkle-Free World Of English Composition
Episode 4
26 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12