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What is an easy way to teach writing a problem-solution essay?

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gerrie | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 16, 2009 at 9:13 AM via web

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What is an easy way to teach writing a problem-solution essay?

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Michelle Ossa | College Teacher | (Level 3) Educator Emeritus

Posted March 17, 2009 at 9:35 AM (Answer #1)

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In addition to the enotes, I always encourage my grad students to type their essays and, afterwards, they are to change the font color in all statements that support the problem in one color, and all the statements that support the solution in a different color. That way they can match and see if they have been equal in both arguments, and whether they should add more supporting details.

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brandih | eNotes Employee

Posted March 17, 2009 at 1:42 AM (Answer #2)

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