How to Write a Great Essay Quickly


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The best way to deal with panic when aiming to write a great, timed essay is to:

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1. Once the clock has started on a timed essay, the first step should be:

2. Before writing the essay, an 'organized roadmap' or gross plan is essential. Which step leads to this plan?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo gauge your understanding of writing a great essay quickly. You will be quizzed on the four steps to organize and write an effective essay.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Reading and understanding the essay question or topic
  • Outlining your essay before writing
  • Writing the introductory and concluding paragraphs last
  • Reserving time to edit your essay

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on writing a clear and effective essay under time constraints
  • Critical thinking - apply your understanding about the four steps to writing an essay quickly to organize your time efficiently
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the steps in writing an essay quickly

Additional Learning

To learn more about how to write a timed essay, review the corresponding lesson called How to Write a Great Essay Quickly. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand the four steps to writing an essay quickly
  • Appreciate the importance of leaving time to edit your essay
  • Learn how to structure your limited time to craft an effective essay