Writing to analyse test questions

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What should you always support analysis of anything with?

2

How does an analysis support its claims?

3

What style should analytical writing be?

4

Which of these phrases are you likely to find in analytical writing?

5

Which of these lists of words are you likely to find in analytical writing?

The task: Homelessness is a huge issue in Britain and there are thousands of people who are living rough on the streets of our country.

Write a letter, to be given to the local Member of Parliament, analysing the advantages and disadvantages of providing a shelter for the homeless people in your town.

As analytical writing is fair, reasonable and detached, your task now is to attempt to choose which of these sentences is the most objective and appropriate to appear in analytical writing.

6

Choose the most appropriate statement you would use when writing about homeless people entering the town:

7

Choose the most appropriate statement you would use when writing about the suitability of having a homeless shelter in the town:

8

Choose the most appropriate statement you would use when writing about the problems of having a homeless shelter in the town:

9

Choose the most appropriate statement you would use when writing about persuading people to get behind the homless shelter:

10

Choose the most appropriate statement you would use when writing your closing argument: