Even a question that looks simple needs careful thought before you start to plan. Answering the question that is actually being asked. Otherwise these ideas may be blocked or be unavailable when the time comes to write the later questions.
Make sure your plan contains a sentence at the end of each point about how that point will answer the question. To the early modern consciousness, witches were a distinctly real and dangerous possibility — and the witches in the play would have seemed all-the-more potent and terrifying as a result.
Are you sure your question is a simple one?
The key components of an answer to this question must include: A definition of the theories A brief description of the issue A comparison of the two theories' predictions A clear and logical contrasting of the theories noting how and why they are different In the exam Many students start writing furiously after scanning the essay question.
My final sentence highlighted in red shows how the material discussed in the paragraph answers the question. Use the rest of your essay to discuss these points in more detail.
Of course, good preparation and time management can help you avoid these negative experiences. While there are no right answers, there are more and less persuasive answers. Article contributed by Nicola Prentis who is a teacher and materials writer, based in Madrid and London.