Lord of the Flies

by William Golding

Poisoned Apples

by Christine Heppermann

How to Write a Great Essay
Step 5: Get a Clue.

Write clearly. Write well. And, if you want to get a decent grade, don't bore your teacher to death with your next paper. Here's the 60second Recap® on the ONE QUESTION YOU MUST ASK YOURSELF the next time you sit down to write that A+ essay.

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--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, propsgraphics, and what to do once you're done!