Learn how to write an essay in junior high

For sure, writing essays is not as straight-forward a job as verifying any of the Newton’s law in your real life. Especially at the tender age of Junior High, writing essays may be the most non-appealing assignment for you since writing essays is an art that is mastered over with time and practice. Most of the Junior High students have difficulty in overcoming the big question – “How to write an essay?” since they have little or no idea of what all to cover and how to fit the information in the required essay layout.  However, if properly understood and religiously practiced, the task of writing essays is a real fun. 

Broadly speaking, you can understand the process of writing an essay as a technique in which you describe a subject in a way that all essential information is covered in a structured manner (with head, body, and summary as necessary elements) and conveyed in a simple and clear language. Additionally, there are several other rules and practices that are closely followed when writing an effective essay.

In order to write a flawless essay, follow the proven rules and regulations that every high school student can rely upon. To begin with, read the topic carefully and pen down all related information that comes to your mind. Now, verify that no information piece is redundant or reluctant. Chuck out any such information. Next, try to logically sequence all pieces of information in a way that they flow well while transition from one to another.  Now that you have all key elements in place and you have this bigger picture with you, try to extract the key focus area from the information pieces. Keeping this key focus area in consideration, start introducing the topic as you would introducing yourself to a new classmate – list only the information that best describes you (the subject) in the least possible words and words that have high impact. While writing the Introduction part of the essay, always remember the golden rule “Speak less, Say more.”

Next, frame the body of the essay with the sequences information pieces. Verify that no information piece is standalone or hang in between. All information pieces must be linked together in a way that they read linked and necessary. Also verify that all information pieces broadly relate to the key focus area mentioned in the Introduction part. Wherever necessary, mention facts and try to back them up with necessary arguments and evidences but without plagiarizing. Never forget to mention the original source of information copied from some other source – every writer has a right to get their due recognition. Equally necessary is the use of correct spellings and clear, concise sentences. Small sentences are easy to understand and correct spellings help avoid any possible misunderstanding.

Now that you are done with the main task, you need to complete the essay by summarizing it in a small paragraph. The best way to do this is to recap with keeping those in mind who would like to understand the whole essay by reading the last paragraph – so sum up all with the most important information spoken in a broader sense so that it caters to all smaller chunks of pieces.

With the discussed essay layout in mind, you should be able to answer all your queries related to how to write an essay. And with time and practice, you will develop ease and later master the art of writing essays. Happy writing!