1. ALWAYS PREPARE – Don’t just start writing! Ways to start -
a) BUBBLE CHART (MIND MAP) – Write anything that comes to your mind about the Essay Topic in Balloons. Anything!
b) LIST of TEN – Write 10 or more Adjectives on a List on the side of your paper. Consult & add to essay as you write.
c) Keep your PEN on the PAPER -- Even if you pause for a moment. Nobody ever wrote an essay on air!
2. Write using Ideas from Bubble Chart –
a) Turn Bubbles into Sentences; One Bubble into one Sentence.
b) Use some or all of the List of Ten Words.
c) Use Examples for your Statements, 1 or 2 per Essay.
3. ALWAYS have 2 Paragraphs per page,minimum!
4. Always Leave at least 5 Minutes to EDIT & CORRECT ESSAY!
a) ADD more Words from LIST of TEN now. Correct Errors of Spelling, Punctuation, but Don’t Change Essay now.