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The divides essays into argumentative and informational/explanatory. Argumentative essays argue a position or point of view; informational/ explanatory essays explain and analyze. Each of these types of essays focuses on the subject of the writing prompt and follows the following essay writing rules.

AMVETS National Americanism Essay Contest Rules Who can participate

Writing an essay is an important skill for anyone who is involved in academics. Whether you are still in high school or you have moved onto college, you will need to write essays in almost every class. Once you know the five vital essay rules, you should be able to write an essay with ease. The essay rules cross all academic areas and they can be applied to all of the different formatting styles, too.


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The Incarnate Word Foundation in conjunction with the Catholic Education Center is pleased to announce our second annual "Stories of Our St. Louis Sisters" essay contest. The contest is open to students in 5th-12th grades. The essay must be no longer than 500 words and SPECIFICALLY DESCRIBE how the student will follow the example of the woman religious through improving his/her community (at home, school, or the larger metropolitan area). The essay must accurately describe the life and work of a local women religious or religious community; the woman religious can be alive or deceased. Essays must be typed and include the student essayist's name, grade in school, name of school and teacher's name.