Descriptive writing is something that really shows skill in English. It uses lots of adjectives, specific words, and imagery to help get people to "see" what you are writing. This post will not focus on the structure of the essay so much as the content...
This video shows the basic format of the comparison essay.
Before getting into the top ten tips, it is important to understand the structure of an argument essay. Here's the breakdown for the organization of an argument. For a video.
Here is the basic strucure of the five paragraph English essay.