Instructors grade essays according to how well you respond to the task given in the assignment prompt.
Before you start writing, read the question several times to make sure you know what it's asking you to do.
For example, "People should adopt rescue animals" might be a good place to start, but it's too vague to carry audiences' interests through the rest of the paper.
A better thesis might give specific examples of how this problem will be addressed: "Adopting a rescue animal is more cost effective, supports the protection of abandoned pets and saves the life of an animal in need." Most essay assignments for college or standardized tests require at least three paragraphs of discussion that build on each other as you respond to the prompt.
Do not use hyperbole; not one in a million can do it effectively. Don’t indulge in sesquipedalian lexicological constructions.
Don’t repeat yourself, or say again what you have said before.
Generally speaking/ There is no doubt that…/There are many advantages to “ing”/It is a well-known fact that…/It is thought/believed/claimed that…/One point of view is…/For one thing,/Another argument is…/Far from “ing”/ There are those/people who believe that…/ On the one hand…/On the other hand,/In contrast with/Contrary to the above ideas,/On the contrary,/ /Others feel/argue that.
Discourse markers: All types:- concession, cause, result, time, reason, contrast, emphasis, summing up, etc.
Use the apostrophe in it’s proper place and omit it when its not needed. Use youre spell chekker to avoid mispeling and to catch typograhpical errers.
Oh, and let me add one tip: If your article consists of a list and the title refers to the number of items in the list, count the number of items in the list carefully.