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Your essay plan is the skeleton of your essay, and includes your argument, main points and conclusion.
The language in your essay question tells you what you need to write about, and how you need to do it.
Specific instructions in essay questions set limits for your work - what you need to include and what you can leave out.
There's no special place to find quotes, but when you're researching, you'll start to spot the great ones.
When using quotes, follow some simple formatting conventions to make sure your reader knows where the quote begins and ends.
Different types of quotes work well in different situations. Choose the quote that best illustrates the point you want to make.
It's good to keep quotes short and direct, but be careful not to change a quote's meaning in your edits.
Your introduction should establish your argument in a way that grabs the reader's attention. You can do this in several ways.
Topic sentences explain the point you're about to make. Your topic sentences are the 3–4 points you wrote down in your essay plan.
The body of your essay needs 3–6 paragraphs, each presenting one idea. Once you know the elements your paragraphs should contain, you'll find it really easy to write them.