The Genovese murder has become the definitive example of the "bystander effect", the social phenomenon in which individuals are less likely to help someone in distress if there are other people present....
This research has caused much controversy between believers and nonbelievers, because The Mozart Effect is said to enhance the brain and reasoning; it is also used to reduce stress, depression, or anxiety; it induces relaxation or sleep; and the Mozart Effect activates the body....
The common problems I have identified when conducting my research for this training are as follows: Ø The “halo effect” which as the name implies causes supervisors to only see the “angel” in an employee and blinds them by ignoring smaller problem areas that require growth and development....
It would have been great to see a word list added to exeplify words that would be used when comparing, contrasting or show a cause and effect realtionship.
Although, these three cause of the recent rise in divorce rates are expressed above, there are also two effects of the recent increase of divorce rates: negative effects and positive effects
Firstly, the effects of recent enlargement in divorce rates are negative effects.
Expository texts are a key component of literacy but often do not get introduced to students until the later grades. This lesson helps third- through fifth-grade students explore the nature and structure of expository texts that focus on cause and effect. Students begin by activating prior knowledge about cause and effect; the teacher then models discovering these relationships in a text and recording in a graphic organizer what the relationships that the class finds. Students work in small groups to apply what they learned using related books and then write paragraphs outlining the cause-and-effect relationships they have found.
Current affairs and topical issues are by far the better choice when choosing a satirical essay topic. When you make a satirical essay topic choice it should involve something which most people will know about because it is happening today. It is much easier for people reading your essay to appreciate the satire because they are aware of the situation you are discussing. Unheard of topics do not generate the same amount of appreciation as do satirical essays written about everyday topics.
To bring attention to the need for lexical variation in a good essay and to increase range of cause and effect phrases and topic related vocabulary.
Now as you can see from this list of satirical essay topics some are designed to be entertaining and humorous while others tackle issues which are deadly serious. Obviously once you choose your satirical essay topic you need to decide which camp you are in. Satire can be a wonderful tool and can make its points in a winning and effective way. But it is most important that you make the distinction between satire for fun and satire which is meant to be serious.
Circle the main verb (= action verb/imperative) in the question and decide on the necessary rhetorical strategy for answering the question (cause-effect, comparison-contrast, definition, classification, problem-solution).
The attached files are located under related resources at the bottom of the page at end of the article. Just left click on 'Writing skills: Cause and effect: Lesson plan'. Hope that helps.
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