This is the second lesson in a series of four lessons on developing Ss academic essay writing skills in a test-taking environment. It reviews some of the unique challenges Ss face when writing in a testing environment as opposed to writing in class or at home. It helps Ss set a time schedule when writing in a testing environment. It also walks them through how to identify key question words that will better help them to better structure their answers. Finally, it deals with the unique challenge of supporting their answer in a testing environment.