When writing an essay

1. Brainstorm: Take some time to think about the topic and brainstorm ideas. Think about what you already know about the topic and what you would like to learn. Make a list of ideas that come to mind and use it to create an outline for your essay.

2. Research: Gather information from reliable sources to support your arguments. Make sure to cite your sources.

3. Outline: Create an outline for your essay. This will help you stay organized and on track while writing.

4. Write: Write your essay using the outline you created. Make sure to use clear and concise language and provide evidence to back up your claims.

5. Edit: Take some time to review and edit your essay. Check for any spelling, grammar, or punctuation errors. Make sure your argument is clear and easy to follow.

6. Proofread: Have someone else read your essay and provide feedback. This will help you catch any errors you may have missed.