How to Organize an Essay


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Read the following short paragraphs and identify what may be missing:

'Flowers are very well-liked in most parts of the world. There are many types of flowers.'

'Roses are one of the most recognized types of flowers. Roses come in a variety of colors. Roses are often bred to make even more unique colors.'

'Daisies are well-liked flowers. Daisies grow in various types of soil, so daisies are found in a lot of different regions.'

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The following are the last 3 statements of the introduction to an English 101 literary essay. Why should they be reorganized?

The main thesis of this paper concerns the play Romeo and Juliette and will be explained in the following thesis. This will best be explained by the many symbols that are used throughout Shakespeare's play. Shakespeare's works remain significant to this day and age.

2. Which answer choice below BEST demonstrates a descriptive title?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet set help you check your understanding of essays, including their parts and how to put all those pieces together. To pass the quiz, you should be familiar with topics like crafting a descriptive title.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize these resources to gauge your knowledge of these topics:

  • Transition statements
  • Descriptive titles
  • The location of the thesis

Skills Practiced

These assessment resources let you practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the parts of an essay from the related lesson
  • Making connections - understand the role of the supporting materials that make up an essay to identify what term can be used to describe them
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about transition statements

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic when you read through the lesson entitled How to Organize an Essay. That lesson covers these following objectives:

  • Understand the purpose of an essay
  • Recognize the main parts of an essay
  • Identify the role of transition statements
  • Explore the relationship between the introductory and concluding paragraphs
  • Investigate the role of proper grammar and spelling in essays