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The Essay Plan

Students in group compile a list of points to make about a primary text The list should exceed the number of paragraphs needed to write an essay of given length (Use formula 150-200 words per paragraph).

Students then, with guidance, must select from this list the points that could fill out a plan (1000 word essay = 6 paragraphs, 1 for Introduction, 1 for conclusion, 4 for main body) to address a given essay topic (Give them this last).