Dream Scholarship Essay Contest Writing Tips
yourself on the subject of Dr. King's life beyond what you have already
learned in school. You can accomplish this through research within books,
newspaper articles, the internet and by speaking with teachers or librarians
who are well-versed on Dr. King's life. .
the resources and include them in your bibliography.
Be scholarly, but also include your own words in this paper. Our judges
look for creativity in the way you approach your subject..
DRAFT AN OUTLINE
thoughts and think about the flow of the paper.
Back up your
position or arguments through concrete examples.
teacher, librarian, friend or parent review your first draft.
Have them pay
special attention to the organization of the paper, the supporting details
and elements that donít make sense to them.
teacher, librarian, classmate or parent review your paper for mechanics
(grammar, spelling, punctuation).
Read the paper
Make sure that
the paper correlates with your chosen essay prompt, and is supported by
research. Make sure that your own voice is heard in the paper, as well, in
your analysis of research and in your vision for the future.
Relax! Know that you have done your best on your research paper and it is
ready to submit.