-‐Analyse what the question asks of you -‐Develop a line of discussion in answer to the question -‐Support your line of discussion with quotes from the text set for study -‐Express your ideas clearly and write with your own voice -‐Write a well structured and informative response that encapsulates your learning experiences
Basic Essay Structure
An essay is a written text that answers a question by expressing a point of view or developing an argument (like in debating). An essay has three parts: Introduction (What you will be saying in this essay) Body Conclusion (Details of your argument) (A summary of what has been said)
Your introduction should include: -‐A clear thesis statement that outlines your answer to the question -‐An outline of the main points you will be discussing in your essay
The paragraphs of the body of your essay should include: -‐A clear topic sentence about the point you are making -‐An example from the text OR an example of experiential learning that supports this ...