Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

How to write an A2 Essay Mexborough School Department of History 2001-2002 Downloaded from www.SchoolHistory.co.uk.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "How to write an A2 Essay Mexborough School Department of History 2001-2002 Downloaded from www.SchoolHistory.co.uk."— Presentation transcript:

1

2 How to write an A2 Essay Mexborough School Department of History Downloaded from

3 How to approach essay writing

4 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.

5 Essay Structure IntroductionMiddleConclusion Abstract SubstantiveConclusive

6 Introduction Beginning (or abstract) Context What is being discussed,argued or demonstrated Use the key phrases in the essay title Keep it relevant

7 The Main Body (Substantive) §P§Present evidence §L§Logical order (Chronological?) §A§Analysis §R§Refer often to the title §B§Balance! (Especially in a question that begins with a quote) §R§Refer to all parts of the question

8 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?

9 Essay Writing: A Final Word §Remember that confidence comes from the hard graft that you put into your notes and research- if you dont 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……..

10 The more I practice, the luckier I get.


Download ppt "How to write an A2 Essay Mexborough School Department of History 2001-2002 Downloaded from www.SchoolHistory.co.uk."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google