Lord of the Flies

by William Golding

Poisoned Apples

by Christine Heppermann

How to Write a Great Essay
Step 3: Get Organized.

Once you’ve figured out your thesis statement, you’ve got the foundation for your paper. So what next? Organization time. This Recap has the download on discovering your three supporting points.

Check out 60second Recap's complete seven-video mini-series, "Write the greatest essay ever! (Or just an essay that won't put your teacher to sleep)".

Recap Resource also offers a video-based Dictionary of Terms with explanations of key literary concepts--such as metaphor, symbols, motifs, themes--and a video tutorial on How to Make Your Own Recap-style videos.

Subjects covered include:

Picking your topic,
Focusing your presentation,
Writing your script,
Editing yourself,
Graphics, and
What to do once you're done!