An important part of being a superstar student is knowing how to convincingly answer the kinds of short answer and essay questions that teachers and professors love to ask. Quality answers depend on your understanding of the question and your ability to write a clear, straightforward response.
Whether you’re in AP US Government, Psychology 101, or Intro to Shakespeare, there are some homework prompts that come up over and over again. To help you answer these questions, we’ve analyzed the common language you will find in these prompts. We’ve also given you some methods for answering them effectively (you’re welcome).