Preparing and Planning Research is the key task! 1) Read widely 2) Work out a broad structure 3) Put your work in a logical sequence 4) An emerging answer All of this should seamlessly blend into writing the essay.
Andy Walker Learning Online Essay Structure IntroductionMiddleConclusion Abstract SubstantiveConclusive
Introduction Beginning (or abstract) Context What is being discussed,argued or demonstrated Use the key phrases in the essay title Keep it relevant
Andy Walker Learning Online The Main Body (Substantive) PPresent evidence LLogical order (Chronological?) AAnalysis RRefer often to the title BBalance! (Especially in a question that begins with a quote) RRefer to all parts of the question
Conclusion Re-state your argument using the key words from the title Be confident in your argument Hint at a broader context? What other issues would you explore, given more time?
Andy Walker Learning Online Essay Writing: A Final Word Remember that confidence comes from the hard graft that you put into your notes and research- if you don’t do this you will not build a logical argument, nor show any understanding of the subject matter. ESSAY WRITING IS LIKE GARY PLAYERS VIEW ON GOLF AND SUCCESS……..
Andy Walker Learning Online “The more I practice, the luckier I get.”