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Top 10 Essay Writing Tips

Postby carn on Mon Feb 28, 2011 6:56 pm

Below are tips about essay writing:

Think differently (to paraphrase Apple's marketing wizards)
Format and Presentation Count
Clarity of thoughts and economy of word
Write multiple drafts
Write a quick draft all the way through
Don't Plagiarize. Keep track of any quotes or citations
Learn by Example
Organize your research materials and your thoughts
Clearly understanding the assignment
Start early and budget your time

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Re: Top 10 Essay Writing Tips

Postby edworksglobal on Mon Mar 14, 2011 6:58 am

Creative Essay Writing
Edworks' study guide, 'Reach for the Sky – Discovering the Power of Working Smart!' offers students an in depth appreciation of the skills required to develop their creative writing skills. This has proven a valuable resource to students to VCE level. A variety of other essay styles and types are also developed including Issue-based (Argumentative and Persuasive), Analytical (Text Analysis and Language Analysis) and Informative and Instructional.

Issue–Based Essay Writing
The more formalised structure of issue based essays is introduced at Grade 5. Students are taught to analyse issues from a range of key perspectives. This encourages critical and analytical thinking and prepares the student for issue-based writing at secondary level. Having prioritised arguments, students learn to develop well-defined plans. Edworks' study guide, 'Reach for the Sky' plays an important role in offering students a series of model essays as helpful guidelines for student review.
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Re: Top 10 Essay Writing Tips

Postby lewisahmed86 on Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:36 am

Get started by brainstorming. Brainstorming about your personality traits and defining your strengths is a good place to begin. After you've gathered your notes, create an outline to organize your essay and decide where you want examples to appear. Just get your ideas flowing and your thoughts down on paper. You'll fix mistakes and improve the writing in later drafts. Then develop 3 essay parts, introduction, body and conclusion. Give your essay focus by figuring out how the question relates to your personal qualities and then taking a specific angle. Make sure everything you write supports that viewpoint. Consider their feedback and make changes, but keep your voice. Read your essay over carefully to check for typos and spelling and grammar errors. It's best to ask someone who hasn't seen it yet to take a look as well.
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Re: Top 10 Essay Writing Tips

Postby OldProff on Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:47 am

carn wrote:Think differently


This is the most important one I think.
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Re: Top 10 Essay Writing Tips

Postby esheldon on Thu Nov 20, 2014 12:46 pm

some good tips here....could have used these during my BA!
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Re: Top 10 Essay Writing Tips

Postby teacherpreneur on Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:16 am

Also, check out this blog post on the Top Ten Ways to Add Detail to Essays. It's helped my students make amazing progress!

http://www.teachingandlearningguru.com/add-detail/
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Re: Top 10 Essay Writing Tips

Postby teacherpreneur on Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:56 pm

Here's a fantastic post on writing better essays by Teaching and Learning Guru

http://www.teachingandlearningguru.com/add-detail/
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Re: Top 10 Essay Writing Tips

Postby Ms.Milania on Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:35 am

teacherpreneur wrote:Here's a fantastic post on writing better essays by Teaching and Learning Guru

http://www.teachingandlearningguru.com/add-detail/

This was a very good link. Thanks for sharing :D
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