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Contemporary's GED Language Arts, Writing
Ellen Carley Frechette
Tim Collins

Preparing for the GED Essay

Chapter Overview

This chapter describes the GED essay and how it is scored. You will also learn a four-step writing process and essay structure that will help you write a good essay.

The writing process:

  • gathering ideas
  • organizing ideas
  • writing
  • revising

The five-paragraph essay:

  • introductory paragraph
  • three body paragraphs
  • concluding paragraph

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