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Essay Tips (Writing Reminders) 2018

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there
homophone that refers to location - "here"
they're
homophone that refers to a contraction - 2 words "they are"
their
homophone that refers to possession - "heir" (owns something)
I me my
Avoid "I think" and "In my opinion." It's redundant to do this because we know you wrote it.
you
Avoid "you." It's rude to do this because it attacks the reader.
Hook
Engages the reader with a shocking statement, an interesting fact or a quote. Cannot be a question.
Its
possession of "it". A dog loves its tail.
It's
contraction of "it is"