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2b. Timing
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Chapter 2 - Section 2b. Analysis of Issue: Timing
 
 


Time Breakdown: How to write a coherent 300 word essay in 30 minutes or less.

 
Step 1. Examine the issue (4 minutes)

a. What is the basic issue? Try to phrase it as a question.

b. Those in favor would say___________________.

c. Those against would say___________________.


 
Step 2. Choose what points you want to make (5 minutes)

a. Arguments in favor:

b. Arguments opposed:

c. Take a side: which side do you prefer?

d. Write a thesis statement.

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