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  1. “A 10 minute guide to essay writing aimed at Level 3 students who are studying an Access to Higher Education Diploma”   Top Tips For Essay Writing Dan Campbell

  2. Before Your Start Get this right and the rest is easy! Index – Essay Writing Do Some Reading Plan Your Essay Introduction Main Body Conclusion References

  3. Understanding The Question

  4. Understanding The Question • If you do not understand the question how can you answer it? • If you get this part wrong everything else will be wrong. • There are two questions you need to answer: • What is the question asking? • What is the marker looking for?

  5. What is the mitochondria responsible for; How does it influences other objects Talk around, discuss, explain, link ideas and knowledge Explain what the mitochondria is, what it does and how it works What Is The Question Asking? Explore the role that themitochondria and the localised physiology play during movement (2500words) Explain how the mitochondria influences the process of movement Talk about how the mitochondria works together with the surrounding cells, tissues and muscles How cells/ tissues interact with the mitochondria

  6. Can We Use This As A Success Criteria?

  7. Make links between body components • PowerStation • Energy creation • ADP, ATP, CP • Energy cycles Responsible for regulating energy production What Is The Marker Looking For? Explore the role that the mitochondria and the localised physiology play during movement (2500words) • Cell • Tissues • Muscles • Nerve Transmission • Removal of waste • Delivery of fuel • Store of fuel • Muscles , • Ligaments, • Tendons, • Acton, • Myosin

  8. Can We Use This As A Success Criteria?

  9. List all the keywords, which you might use • List all the key theories, which you know about • List all the key players, which you know about Key Players, Terms & Words Home

  10. Do a bit of reading!

  11. Read around, key textbooks and journals noting: • Keywords • Theories • Secondary theories • Antagonist positions/ arguments • References (page and line numbers) • Some People Plan Their Essay At The Same Time Do a bit of reading! Update Your Lists Home

  12. Create A Essay Plan

  13. By paragraph • Good Example • • In-depth Example • Have You Used Items From Your Lists Create A Plan – By Paragraph Home

  14. Introduction

  15. Grab Your Reader Prepare The Reader About 5% Of The Word Count Introduction Home

  16. Main Body

  17. Who are the key players and theories? • By indicating the key players and theories you show that you can filter your search results • What are the antagonist arguments to the theories and/ or authors research? • By exploring these arguments you show that you understand the details behind the concepts Main Body

  18. Using writing frames helps you to structure your information. ---- This theory suggest.... However, PersonA argues .... Because of …. Writing Frames

  19. Tell the reader what you are going to talk about ------ (End of Paragraph1) ... making energy creation an important factor. (start of paragraph2) The creation of energy... Transition Indicators Home

  20. Conclusion

  21. About 5% Of The Word Count Confirm What You Have Said/ Found ---- The data from this study generally supports the ??? theory. However, it also suggests that the counter argument proposed by PersonA as merit, supporting the need for further research. Start Writing – Conclusion Home

  22. References

  23. Aim to get one reference every two or three sentences, dependent on essay type. Top Tips If you write a name of a theory, include a ref If you suggest a problem, include a ref If you compare something, try to include a ref References Home

  24. End