bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '1666926', position: 'btf' }}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_dc = english"); pbjs.que.push(function() { iasLog("criterion : cdo_c = " + ["sports_sporting_goods", "jobs_education_resumes", "law_government_military"]); enableSendAllBids: false, Opposition definition, the action of opposing, resisting, or combating. These four methods of development—cause and effect, problem-solution, chronology or narrative, and comparison and contrast—are just a few ways to organize and develop ideas and content in your essays. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776336', position: 'btf' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '705055' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971067', delDomain: '' }}, if(!isPlusPopupShown()) { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448835' }}, Now take the pie out of the oven and let it cool on the stovetop. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '1666926', position: 'btf' }}, An essay that uses the specific-to-general structure might start like this: When Nancy moved to Portland, Oregon, with her husband and two kids, she expected to find a clean, pollution-free city. }); pbjsCfg = { At some point does your essay explore a problem or suggest a solution? initAdSlotRefresher(); Jupiter was at opposition on June 10, 2019, and will be again on July 14, 2020, August 19, 2021, and September 26, 2022. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, Opposition definition is - a configuration in which one celestial body is opposite another (such as the sun) in the sky or in which the elongation is near or equal to 180 degrees. Scott Levine is an astronomy writer and speaker from New York's Hudson Valley who has loved the night sky ever since he saw the first photos of Saturn from Voyager spacecraft in the early 1980s. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346688' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195455', size: [320, 50] }}, How did it feel to read the above list? A bit confusing, I would guess. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195452', size: [336, 280] }}, gdpr: { { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_rightslot' }}]}, {code: 'ad_btmslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_btmslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/btmslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [320, 50], [300, 50]] } }, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, Look for organizational patterns when you’re reading work by professional writers. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, Chronology or narrative can be a great way to introduce your essay by providing a background or history behind your topic. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, Discuss your changes and listen to how your peers have revised your sentences. var mapping_topslot_b = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([746, 0], [[728, 90]]).addSize([0, 0], []).build(); Since – at opposition – Earth is in the middle of a line between an outer planet and the sun, we see the sun at one end of our sky and the opposition planet in the opposite direction. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '446384' }}, pbjs.setConfig(pbjsCfg); Rather than thinking about which of your ideas are most specific or personal or which are more broad or universal, you might consider one of the following ways of organizing your ideas: The section on Methods of Development, below, offers more detail about some of these organizational patterns, along with some others. They would be shocked to know how many pollutants are in the air causing a multitude of health problems in Portland’s citizens. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, Still, for many weeks around opposition – between the time we pass between an outer planet and the sun – the outer planet is generally closest to Earth. In either case, you can look to these common methods of development to find ways to sharpen those vague topics or to add support where needed. Word ordering in Maldon is often mimetic: it enacts aspects of the physical experiences the poem describes. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776142', position: 'btf' }}, What if we flip it around? { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_btmslot' }}]}, Most important information first (consider what you want readers to focus on first), Chronological order (the order in time that events take place), Compare and contrast (ideas are organized together because of their relationship to each other), One thing you would change about your community, Travel as part of a well-rounded education. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11653860' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_rightslot2_flex' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_leftslot' }}]}, 'increment': 1, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776338', position: 'btf' }}, Planets at opposition are bright partly because it’s around then that they are closest to us. You may use obvious transitions to clarify cause and effect, such as “What are the results? bidderSequence: "fixed" },{ } { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195467', size: [300, 50] }}, At opposition, the sun is on the opposite side of the sky from the outer planet; when the sun sets in the west, the planet is rising in the east. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '19042093' }}, { googletag.cmd.push(function() { "noPingback": true, Which do you like better? { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot2' }}]}]; The Word on College Reading and Writing by Carol Burnell, Jaime Wood, Monique Babin, Susan Pesznecker, and Nicole Rosevear is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted. pbjsCfg.consentManagement = { Fully-lit planets appear brighter to us than less-fully-lit planets. As the planet drops below the horizon, the sun pops above it again: opposite. 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