Whether your writer is tackling school applications or simply doing homework, they can’t escape the essay!

In this mini-lesson for parents, Executive Director, Naomi Kinsman, will break down how to construct a strong introductory paragraph and – maybe more importantly – how to problem-solve with your kids as they work on introductory paragraphs.

If your writer could use guidance on all the elements of an essay, check out our online course Writing Personal Essays: Tap Into Your Unique Voice.

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