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Ask questions by putting together a list of questions focused on the topic you are going to use in your writing.
Research and gather information about the topic by examining print, digital or other media resources looking for answers to your key questions.
Select facts, details, examples and/or quotations that support your writing. Make sure your sources are credible and recognize their perspective.
Organize the facts, details, examples and/or quotations in a logical order so readers can best understand it.
The final step is to write your essay.