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How to Write A Five-Paragraph Essay Step-by-step instructions for planning, outlining, and writing a five-paragraph essay.
When it comes to a successful essay, the most crucial step is the planning. In fact, a properly planned essay will practically write itself. The first advice you should provide students about to embark on an essay-writing adventure, therefore, is to plan what you will write about -- and plan to write about the assigned topic.
The second part of that advice might seem obvious and unnecessary, but we all know those students who fail to carefully read the question or prompt and then too quickly write about a vaguely related topic; or those who believe essays are graded on word count and prefer to write a lot about a topic they know well -- or everything they know about a variety of topics -- rather than risk writing too little about a less familiar, though assigned, topic.
Students need to be made aware that assigned topics for most writing assessments already are quite broad; they often need to be narrowed and focused; they rarely should be broadened.
Consider the following assignment: Mark Twain once said: And suppose you were a member of Congress But I repeat myself. A little planning can prevent that.
This step does involve writing -- but not yet essay writing.
In step two, students write an outline of their proposed essay. The outline should look something like this: Congress According to Twain 1 Topic: Rephrasing the prompt will help students understand the assignment and narrow and focus the topic of their essay.
For example, "Mark Twain once said that all members of Congress are idiots.
For example, "I see no reason to disagree. Students should be aware that, if the test directions ask them to take a position, they need to take one side of the issue and defend it, not consider and defend both sides of the issue. Three reasons the student has taken his or her stated position.
The most important reason. For example, "Congress has passed a number of bills without considering where the funding for those bills would come from. Example that demonstrates Reason 1.Brief History of the Roosevelt Papers.
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