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

Gathering Your Ideas

Chapter Overview

This chapter focuses on the first step in the writing process. You will learn the following skills to help you gather your ideas for an essay:

  • analyzing the GED essay question
  • identifying key words in questions that will help you decide how to respond
  • choosing the main idea
  • brainstorming and clustering

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