How to Focus Your Essay and Respond to the Essay Prompt


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Key terms in an essay question might include

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1. It's a good idea to develop a one-sentence response to essay questions because

2. How can writing an outline before writing a response to an essay question be helpful?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help assess your knowledge of prompts and focusing an essay. You will be quizzed on outlines and one-sentence responses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you review:

  • Writing an outline
  • Key terms in an essay question
  • One-sentence responses
  • Way(s) to stay on track when writing an essay

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on preparing for and writing an essay
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about writing an outline
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding one-sentence responses

Additional Learning

The lesson, How to Focus Your Essay and Respond to the Essay Prompt, will help you learn the important aspects of staying on track in your writing. It will also address:

  • Correctly responding to a prompt
  • Efficiently crafting an outline
  • Composing a one-sentence response to a question
  • Evaluating a paragraph for potential problems