Student templates - Essay writing

The following student templates support the development of essay writing skills.

Understanding the question [Word 9.1 KB]

This template helps students to break down an essay question so they understand what they need to do before they start to write or research their topic. For more information on breaking down essay questions, see the Essay question page of this site.

Essay plan template [Word 21.57 KB]

This template provides students with a framework for planning an argumentative essay. For more information on essay planning, see the Plan your essay page on this site.

Organising essay ideas [Word 13.46 KB]

This template supports students to physically manipulate and reorder ideas to help with impoving essay structure. For more information on essay structure, see The writing process page on this site.

Note-taking outline [Word 41.36 KB]

This template provides students with a basic note-taking framework. For more information on note-taking, see the Learn page Organise notes on this website.

Bibliography template [Word 19.88 KB]

This template provides a structure students can use to record references they find during the research process. For more information on referencing see Bibliographies and the Research skills sections of this site.