Read and analyse your task instructions carefully. Highlight key words
Make sure you are clear about details like the due date, word count and required formatting
Check the marking rubric for any additional information about how to get high marks
Make a plan before you start writing
Record your source details as you go to help with referencing (e.g articles or websites used)
Proof read and check referencing carefully before you submit. Get someone else to review it
How to plan an essay. Edith Cowan University Western Australia.
Writing Ninjas:How to write a strong thesis statement. Inkwell Scholars.