Praxis I Core Academic Writing: Essay Organization - Chapter Summary
Proper organization is a crucial component of a well-written essay. You'll learn about the following steps to creating an organized essay in this chapter:
- Understanding five-paragraph structure
- Creating introductions and thesis statements
- Drafting body paragraphs
- Developing transition sentences
The lessons in this chapter take you step-by-step through the essay organization process. From basic essay structure to fine details like transition sentences, instructors will teach you strategies to ensure that your ideas will be clearly understood by readers.
Praxis I Core Academic Writing: Essay Organization Objectives
Praxis I Core test-takers are often students applying for admission to teacher education programs. There are also states that use the test as part of their teacher certification process. The Praxis I Core Academic Writing part of the test includes two 30-minute essays intended to assess how well you write within a restricted time frame.
On the Praxis I Core Academic Writing exam, you'll write one informative or explanatory essay and one argumentative essay. The essay's organization is a primary factor that will be considered in scoring. This chapter covers planning tools that can make it much easier for you to develop an adequately organized response to the essay prompts on the test within a few minutes, leaving you more time to write.