How to write an essay?

Writing an essay is the scholastic drama of every student, starting from elementary school and middle school, ending up in high school, where profs become intransigent in the most absolute way and it is necessary to be able to make beautiful themes.

It is in fact not only a matter of writing a grammatically correct text in a good form, but also of respecting the rules of the various types of subject and displaying good quality content, with an appropriate language.
There are various types of themes: argumentative theme, expressive theme, descriptive theme, relationship, short essay, newspaper article, historical theme, current affairs, letter, diary, review, text analysis.

For each type of track it is necessary to write an appropriate theme and according to the right rules. Do you want to know these rules and above all want to know how to write a perfect theme? Don’t miss this guide: we’ll explain everything in detail!


Let’s start with the main rules, and let’s start talking about how to write a simple theme, which is the basis for being able to carry out the different types of themes that will be assigned to us:

  • Reading the track: before starting to write we read the track well and memorize what is asked of us. If necessary, we read several times, because with just one reading we could miss something.
  • Scheme of work: once the trace has been read, we prepare a diagram, a ladder in which we will insert everything we will talk about within our theme.
  • Introduction: it’s time to start writing! We briefly present the topic we will discuss, in a precise and clear way.
  • Central body of the text: it is the actual theme, the part in which we develop everything that the trace requires. Therefore, following all the directives, we argue the topic, give examples, insert links, investigate, insert some personal considerations (if needed and if the typology allows it).
  • Conclusion: finally, we conclude our text briefly summarizing everything we have been talking about.


So far we have seen how to write a theme from the point of view of the structure, now, instead, we must absolutely know how to write our text correctly, so as not to make grammatical errors and therefore avoid taking a bad grade!
The first thing to do then is always to go over the grammatical rules, and if we don’t remember something, let’s look at it. Then, we always use the vocabulary, because we may have doubts about how to write a word, or we may simply want to use a synonym.


Furthermore, we pay attention to punctuation: if we are not very good at writing, we use simple and short sentences, taking care to put the commas in the right place (never between subject and verb if there is not an engraved!) And to use correctly the semicolon, dot, question marks and exclamation marks.


Finally, the theme style: which to use? We remind you that each of us must have a personal style, but this will have to adapt to the various types of tracks that we will have to carry out.
Therefore, for an expressive text we will use a more subjective style, for an analysis of the text we will use a more scientific style and so on.


A passage that should not be underestimated is the revision of the theme, namely the correction or modification of some parts. If the greatest writers correct and modify their texts, why should we write directly in good copy? Therefore, we always remember to write our theme first in bad copy, then we correct, modify, remove or add, and finally we can copy it in good copy.

Now let’s see how to write a theme based on the type of track that the professor has assigned us.


For middle school there are different types of tracks to play, so it is very important to know them well, learn the rules and above all train.
Here is how to write a middle school theme:

  • How to write a diary page The diary must have a structure, a language and very specific characteristics: read here if you want to know how to carry out this middle school theme!
  • How to make a report The report has very specific rules, including that of describing in detail the topic it deals with. Read here if you want to know more!
  • How to make a descriptive text Do you know how to describe an object, an animal or a person? Click here!
  • Third Media Exams: how to make a perfect theme Find out what types of tracks there are in the Third Media Exams and how to do them best!


In high schools we find the same or different types of tracks as those in middle schools.
Here are what they are:

  • How to write a letter The letter is a literary genre that must follow certain rules: discover here what they are!
  • How to write an argumentative theme In an argumentative theme you need to expose your ideas and opinions, bringing examples to support them. Click here if you want to know more.
  • How to write an expository text In an expository text you make the chronicle of a news, you expose a fact in an impersonal way.
  • How to write an interview The teacher has assigned you an interview as an theme? Find out how to do it here!
  • How to make an expressive text An expressive theme is a subjective and personal theme, so it follows very precise rules … Find out more!
  • How to do a review Do you need to review a book or a movie? Click here!
  • At the first maturity test there are 4 types of theme: text analysis (type A), short essay or newspaper article (type B), historical theme (type C), current issue (type D).
  • Find out how to perform each of t

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