This section is intended to give you some quick tips to use while writing the GED essay. Review these tips while writing practice essays so that you can get used to them before taking the actual GED.
Relax. Many people find the essay portion of the GED stressful. You will write a much better essay if you relax. Take a few deep breaths and relax your muscles. Remind yourself that the essay you produce will be a rough draft. Try your best, but know that you are not expected to produce perfection in 45 minutes!
Plan. Don’t just dive into writing your essay. Instead, take a few minutes to plan. You should think about your main points, your support and development, and your organization.
The five-paragraph model. For a timed writing situation like the GED essay, the five-paragraph model provides a clear method of organization. A five-paragraph essay contains:
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