Problem/ solution essay

Model 1

Introduction - Background information about the problem.
- Description of the problem and why it is serious
- Overview of the solutions to be outlined.
Main body - Paragraph 1: Topic sentence outlining the first solution
Explanation of the positive / negative aspects of the solution
Evidence to support explanations
Concluding sentences.
-Paragraph 2: Topic sentence outlining the second solution
Explanation of the positive/ negative aspects of the solution
Evidence to support explanations
Concluding sentences.
- Paragraph 3(optional)-following the same pattern.
Conclusion - Summary of the problem and overview of the solutions.
-Evaluation of the solutions and recommendation of the best option.

Model 2

Introduction - Introduce the topic and give your clear answer to the task question
Main body - Problems- give examples and supporting ideas
- Solutions- give examples and supporting ideas
Conclusion - Restate your answer to the question.

Model 3

Introduction - Introduce the topic and give your clear answer to the task question
Main body - Main problem 1 and possible solutions-give examples.
- Main problem 2 and possible solutions- give examples.
Conclusion - Restate your answer to the question.

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