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Ch 6: GRE Analytical Writing - Writing the Essay Body: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The GRE Analytical Writing: Writing the Essay Body chapter of this GRE Prep Help and Review course is the simplest way to master writing the body of an essay. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of writing an essay body.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering GRE material will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:

  • Have fallen behind in understanding the methods needed to write the body of an essay
  • Need an efficient way to learn to write an essay body
  • Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools
  • Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Experience difficulty understanding your teachers
  • Missed class time and need to catch up
  • Can't access extra analytical writing resources at school

How it works:

  • Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
  • Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the chapter exam on writing an essay body.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the writing an essay body chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question about writing an essay body. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

In this chapter, you'll learn the answer to questions including:

  • How do I write a strong essay body?
  • How can I structure essay paragraphs?
  • What are the steps in organizing an essay?
  • Why are strong transitions important?
  • How can I write transitional sentences?
  • What are some tips for practicing essay writing?

5 Lessons in Chapter 6: GRE Analytical Writing - Writing the Essay Body: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
How to Write a Strong Essay Body

1. How to Write a Strong Essay Body

This video will show you how to achieve unified, coherent body paragraphs in your essays. By creating well-developed body paragraphs, your essays will be cleaner, sharper and earn you a better grade!

How to Structure Paragraphs in an Essay

2. How to Structure Paragraphs in an Essay

When structuring a paragraph, you shouldn't just go throwing together a few sentences. The sentences that make up a paragraph should all flow together and represent the same topic to make up a strong paragraph. This video explains how to put together your sentences and paragraphs to maximize their impact.

How to Organize an Essay

3. How to Organize an Essay

In this video, we will cover the steps involved in organizing an essay. We'll talk about titles, introductory paragraphs, concluding paragraphs, main points, transition statements and editing.

How to Write Strong Transitions and Transitional Sentences

4. How to Write Strong Transitions and Transitional Sentences

Transitions are the words and sentences that tie a work of writing together. They guide the reader from idea to idea, making connections that turns pieces into a whole. Find out more in this lesson.

Practicing Essay Writing to Get Better at Writing

5. Practicing Essay Writing to Get Better at Writing

It can be tough to practice your essay-writing skills on your own without a teacher's feedback. With some time and practice (and by using this game plan), you'll be on your way to practicing, evaluating and improving your writing.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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