1) Go through the following web pages, relating to the "issue task":
2) Spend about 10 minutes browsing through the pool of issue task topics:
3) The other part of the Analytical Writing part of the GRE is the "Analyze an argument" task. Read the following web pages about it:
(in the above, follow the links for the scoring guide and the sample responses)
4) Click the "Add submission" button, and note that you have completed the above.