Writing A Good A Level History Essay

Your introduction should start out broadly and so your hook can begin introducing your topic informally.At the same time however, your hook must be relevant enough to lead into the meat of your paper.The fact that Johannes Kepler was an important figure is not disputed, and an essay to prove that he was important wouldn’t be effective, and would also be no fun to write (or read.) The second thesis statement however does make a challengeable argument.It argues that Kepler’s discovery helped to progress the scientific revolution and goes on to explain three reasons why.Note: This type of thesis is called a ‘three-prong thesis.’ There are other valid ways to set up a thesis statement, but the three prong thesis form is a very straightforward approach which is allows both beginner and advanced essayists the ability to clearly define the structure of their essay.The introduction is the first part of your essay anyone will read and so it is the most important.You should be able to condense your strong stance into one or two concrete sentences called your thesis statement.

First, every good introduction has to have a snappy opening or hook.Readers never respond favorably to irrelevant epigraphs.Worse still, is the tired tradition of opening your essay with a definition.As such, you should assume they already know the definitions of the key terms you are using, or able to look them up on their own time.Instead, you should try to introduce the topic of your paper in some informal way using a relevant anecdote, rhetorical question, interesting fact or metaphor.The goal of your essay is to persuade the reader to support your argument.The best essays will be those which take a strong stance on a topic, and use evidence to support that stance.People make up their minds about the quality of a paper within the first few lines, so it’s important that you start strong.The introduction of your paper must layout the basic premise behind the paper.That is to say your essay should have a challengeable argument.An argument is a statement which people can disagree about.

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  1. 50 multiple-choice questions, 1 hour 10 minutes The Social Studies test contains 50 multiple-choice questions from the following content areas: 40% History 25% Civics and Government 20% Economics 15% Geography Most of the test questions are based on written and visual texts drawn from a variety of sources, including academic and workplace texts, as well as primary and secondary sources.