4.1 Reading the essay question
Answering an essay question is only possible if a student knows and understands it. Reading the essay question is therefore a very important step that must be completed before starting the writing process.
Now answer the following question:
What is the first thing students should do after reading the assignment question?
Write a plan of their essay using tables or diagrams
Find the words that explain what they are required to do
Start looking for the information they can use in the essay
The correct answer is b.
It is important to carefully study the key words contained in the assignment question to find out what it is asking the student to do. These key words as known as instruction words and content words.