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Qualities of a good essay - starting thoughts/ideas by Mind Map: Qualities of a good essay - starting thoughts/ideas
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Qualities of a good essay - starting thoughts/ideas

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Structure

In order. Should not jump around.

An introduction and a conclusion! :D

Good!

Stick to the task/ question and not babble

Point evidence explanation

Great!

In paragraphs

P.E.E

Point, evidence, example, Great!

Different sentence structures

Complex senten ces

Burger essay; a plain burger doesn't taste as good as one with lettuce, cheese and tomato!! ( the lettuce cheese and tomato is the evidence and explanation, the burger is the point and the bun is the reasoning and evaluation)

Great!

Analysis

Have evidence

use quotes, in each paragraph - P.E.E

Shows facts and opinions, evaluating both sides of what u're writing about, or write about many aspects that are relative

Very Good!

Language

Different kinds of vocab!

Techniques like alliteration

Similies

metaphors

Repitition

Foreshadowing

Onomatepoeia

Personification

Analyse not use

varieties

show off your vocabulary

The more complex, and complicated, the better!

Appropriate

Grammar

Tense.

Stick to one particular tense

English Spelling

grammar

correct use of punctuation

First, second, third person. Stick to the chosen one., essays normally use 3rd person

Tense

stick with one tense

Use the correct tense, eg, use a present tense for A day in a life, or a diary, use past tense for stories or retelling things

Essays almost always use present tense

Interesting

Must be suitable for the reader

full stop

show dont tell

creative writing!

punctuation is as important as text!

Key

comment by Mr Parker

correction by Mr Parker