Smart:Writing A Great Paper
The Superpaper Tip List
- Don't put off writing your paper to the last minute.
- Write an introduction that says what the paper
- Be sure to choose a subject you know something
about. Don't fake it.
- Finding books, newspaper articles and quotes about
- Make some notes about what you read before you
- Decide what point you're trying to make with your
- Are you reporting something? Proving something?
Disagreeing about something? Making an argument?
- Write a first draft. Never hand this in. Read this
draft and edit it. That means, make changes to make the paper better.
- Ask yourself if your paper has facts in it or just
- Write down where you got your facts.
- Try reading your paper out loud to see if your
sentences make sense and sound good.
- Spell check your paper.
- Check the grammar and punctuation.
- Re-write or type out a final copy of your paper
-- good writing is re-writing
- A paper represents what and how you think. It should
Okay, so you know what you have to write about, but
where do you start? First, make a plan, including all related information.
That is the best and most effective way to map out what you are going
to say. Divide your information into sections. Arrange them in order of
your paragraphs. Never forget to write an introduction (what you're going
to say) and a conclusion (what you did say.) Now you know what you are
meaning to write about and how you will write it.
If you get stuck on a particular part of your paper,
skip it. Go on to your next paragraph and come back to it later. That
way your mind will be fresh. --Bree M
To write a great paper: always make sure you have
what you want to say. Don't talk gibberish and yet have nothing inside.