Useful tips for essay writing
Generally, if you know the answer to a question, it can be relatively easy to write an explanation either by writing a few sentences, drawing a diagram or by producing an example. But, when we are asked to write an essay, that is an entirely different experience as our minds can immediately go blank and the harder we look for ideas, the more elusive they become which results in waves of panic and blank pages.
1. The Instructions
Often it is easy just to skim read instructions and not take in the significant bits of information. Even worse, it’s possible to misread and panic that you are being asked to do something that you do not have enough knowledge or skills to compete within the given time.
It is difficult to write an essay or report if you don’t know exactly what is expected of you.
However, be aware that if you copy someone else’s work and present it as your own you will get found out as many schools and colleges will use plagiarism checks.
Many websites offer free examples of different types of essays, and essays of varying quality,
This means that it is possible to look at work that is considered:
Time spent on this type of search is a way of acknowledging what you need to do to produce quality written work.
If you have to find your own topic and are stumped for ideas, then try looking for topic lists online for the type of essay that you need to write.
GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR GCSE EXAMS.