Six Easy Essay Writing Steps

The essay writing steps include:

  • Practicing pre-writing skills, so your students are prepared to confidently begin writing the main piece.
  • Understanding how to write a detailed and focused thesis statement that provides a concise summary of the main point or claim of the essay.
  • Writing a structured and entertaining introductory paragraph that clearly introduces the main idea of the essay.
  • Creating compelling and concise body paragraphs that include a topic sentence, which relates to the thesis.
  • Preparing a concluding paragraph that recaps the essay, presents the main idea of the essay, or gives a general explanation to a problem or argument proposed in the essay.
  • Identifying editing symbols and learning how to apply them so students can clearly refine their essays.