Standard Grade Writing DOs and DON’Ts

WRITING PAPER DON’Ts

1. Do not write any reports.
2. Do not write a discursive or argumentative essay.
3. Do not write an article.
4. Avoid ALL questions that say “give your views”.

 
WRITING PAPER DOs

 
1. Write any question that asks you to write a short story.

OR

2. Write any question that asks you to write about a personal experience.

OR

3. Try any question that asks you to “Describe a scene”.

OR

4. Write a response to one of the pictures.

 
  • Do NOT write any story based on unrealistic situations.
  • Do NOT write about violence.
  • Do NOT tell the story too quickly.

  • DO write with lots of description (adjectives, adverbs, etc.) 
  • DO try to include imagery.
  • DO “show” and DON’T “tell”

PLAN YOUR ESSAY! 

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