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Why I Love to Write Hate 5 Paragraph Essay Format
Introduction Paragraph Hook Personal experiences, questions, hyperbole The first time I… Have you ever wondered… The eraser on my #2 pencil sprouted fangs… 3 reasons The 3 strongest reasons from your brainstorming presented in a couple sentences – NOT a list! Thesis Statement As you will see, writing is a loathsome experience for me.
Body Paragraph Topic sentence about the 1 of your 3 reasons. Supporting detail -1 Commentary -2 Supporting detail -1 Commentary -2 Transition
Example: I dislike writing because it hurts my hand. My hand gets tired and I have to slow down. This adds to the time that I have to spend on my assignment. Slowing down makes me feel stressed because I have other homework to do. Sometimes writing causes my hand to cramp. When my hand cramps up, my letters become sloppy and I have to recopy my work. The cramping also makes me mad because schoolwork shouldn’t be painful. Although writing hurts, it is not as frustrating as when I can’t think of anything to write about!