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Structuring An Essay 1.(Beginning) introduction Here you set out by defining the key words in the title and set out where you are going in your essay. 2. (middle) the main body Here you do the main discussion of your essay 3. (end) conclusion Here you conclude your essay by making a reason supported judgement.
Question Discuss the costs and benefits of different groups using a national park
Step 1 find out what the question is asking. Discuss the costs and benefits of different groups using a national park There are two arguments to this essay Positive outcomes Negative outcomes With reference to different groups.
Step 2 Do an essay plan. Paragraph 1 Set out the two arguments you are trying to make in the essay. Name the groups you are going to be looking at, 3 or 4 groups and state how they use the park. Paragraph 2 This paragraph looks at the benefits Go through each group ( SAME GROUPS AS NAMED IN THE INTRODUCTION) explaining the benefits to the park, support your argument with examples where you can.
Essay plan (continued) Paragraph 3 This paragraph looks at the costs Go through each group explaining the costs to the park & support your argument with examples where you can. Paragraph 4 conclusion Here you are trying to conclude the essay. You need to make a judgement, if overall groups using the park do more harm or good. E.g. Overall tourists benefit a national park more than they harm it. Give a reason or reasons to support your argument. Consider each group you have considered in your essay by making an overall conclusion on each one.
Plan diagram. introduction Main body conclusion Start here
Step 3 Write. Write your essay using your notes to help you.