Descriptive Essay Assignment Writing Tips
Writing a descriptive essay involves being about to write about your topic in a way the intrigues the readers senses. You want the reader to be able to see, hear, and feel the content related to the topic. In order for you to write well in this capacity, you need to have a firm grasp of the concept and perception for this type of essay writing. Meaning, have a good idea of what details you will need to include and know how to incorporate them into a well-written essay. The following tips may help you understand the writing concept more carefully.
- Choose a good topic you feel you can describe well. Remember, the point of the essay is to detail the main idea or main point of the topic by painting a detailed picture.
- Your thesis statement provides the main point for why the essay is researched and written. This is the purpose for why the paper is written, but you should be able to provide supporting details to back up this statement.
- Your topic should allow you to write about your research by dividing up your data into 5 sections (5 senses hear, seeing, touching, smelling and taste). Basically, you want to create sensations between the senses as you write. Break up your research data into these areas and choose areas that seem the strongest in supporting your thesis statement.
- Have an outline created to help you detail where you need to include the data in the essay. This acts as a map in helping you provide content for each area of the paper. Most essays have about 5 paragraphs that are required; you can note each section and what information you should include in them. Such content you may have included: introduction paragraph, thesis statement, body paragraphs with sensory details and conclusion.
- Organize your data and know which pieces of information to include when writing the final draft. It may help to take a break from writing of you created your first draft or completed research and organized your data.
- Once you have it written, take time to read it over and review how well the details support the main idea. Sometimes it helps to read it out loud or have someone else read it.
- Proofread and edit your content to improve quality. Check for spelling and punctuation errors before submission.
Published on November 26th, 2014