ESSAY EXAM STRATEGIES - o beginning: restatement of...

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ESSAY EXAM STRATEGIES for a clear, well-organized answer: Think before you write Budget your time scribble a rough plan or outline o avoid irrelevancies or tangents o don't write everything you know about the subject o Use what pertains to the question o develop logical structure and support for your position o check your plan s Have you included all pertinent material? s Have you supported it well? write your answer as you would a theme
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Unformatted text preview: o beginning: restatement of question and thesis (position) of you paper; come straight to the point o Middle: development, explain, support, argue your point o end: conclusion AN ESSAY TEST IS REALLY AN ESSAY WRITTEN UNDER PRESSURE Take a position Support it Keep it clear Keep it accurate and consistent Keep it effective and readable...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course LEARNING L 110 taught by Professor Afrancis during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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