Possible questions for formal essays:iPads should be part of the modern day classroom.Social networks like Facebook have negatively affected the way we communicate.Music stores, book shops and libraries are a thing of the past.Participation in sport should be compulsory at all school levels.Exams should be scrapped in favour of internal assessments.Violent music videos, and course language in lyrics, negatively affects teenage behaviour.
Choose a topic then….Brainstorm three main points: Topic
ExamplesFor each point, brainstorm an example/ research to back up your viewpoint:Point 1: + examplePoint 2: + examplePoint 3: + example
I.S.R.A.E.LNext to each letter, write an example to fit the topic.Imperative =Short sentence/statistic =Rhetorical question =Anecdote =Example =Listing =
IntroductionWrite your introduction. Include:An anecdote OR rhetorical question OR imperativeYour opinion on the topicThe 3 points that you will cover
Body ParagraphsWrite your 3 body paragraphs. Include:The point of the paragraphTechniques from ISRAELA clear link back to the topic and your opinion
ConclusionWrite your conclusion. Include:Your opinion on the topicA summary of your 3 pointsA rhetorical question to leave the reader with something to think about.